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School offers love and support to students with special needs

When Dr. John Althoff and his wife, Jamie, discovered that their unborn baby, Elise, had Down syndrome, Althoff began researching special education options near their home. Heartbreakingly, the Althoffs lost Elise a week before she was due.

But then, Althoff, a teacher at Divine Savior Academy, Doral, Fla., couldn’t get that research out of his head. He had discovered that south Florida lacked schools that could adequately serve children with behavioral and developmental needs. He believed that these children—and their parents—were slipping through the cracks, and he was determined to change that.

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