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The Amazing Dragon Story

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A Creative Story by an ACT 3rd Grader Once upon a time in a far away land, there was a dragon named Trenton.  He lived in an ice castle, but one day, he blew fire and melted his castle when he became mad.  Then he went into the rainforest.   He yawned and accidently made a

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The Desert – A Creative Story

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A creative story by an ACT 2nd grader In a desert, at 8:30 A.m., Bob heard hissing rattlesnakes and saw spitting camels.  He asked John if the scared animals were in trouble.  John screamed, “We’re getting attacked by rattling rattlesnakes!”  They threw hot, steaming coffee at the rattlesnakes.  The coffee was as hot as the

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Wyatt’s Story

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Wyatt is a bright, compassionate and funny 12 year old boy, who loves computers, video games, and karate.  Wyatt’s mother, Virginia, also describes him as “brilliant” because of his math skills.  He can calculate the number of days since past events and number of days to future events very quickly in his head.  When Wyatt

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Lucas’ Story

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ACT would like to introduce its readers to another very cool kid.  Lucas is a bright 11-year-old boy who loves dinosaurs, Pokeman, riding his scooter, and downloading “apps” for his iphone.  His mother describes him as enthusiastic, “prehistoric”, and adorable.  Today, Lucas is a happy and unique fifth grader who has a thirst for knowledge

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Hailey’s Story

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ACT would like to introduce our readers to another charming eleven-year-old girl named Hailey.  Hailey is a happy, sweet and affectionate child who loves to be with her friends, watch the High School Musical movies, and sing Hannah Montana songs.  Hailey’s parents recall that when she was young, she had extremely limited language.  At four

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Rachel’s Story

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ACT would like to introduce our readers to a remarkable young girl named Rachel!  Rachel is a bright, active, and easy going eight-year-old who loves to ride her bike and spend time with her family.   When Rachel was just 18 months old her parents, Connie and Robert, brought her to ACT.  Connie recalls that during

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Johnny’s Story

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ACT would like to introduce our readers to another very cool kid, Johnny.  Johnny is a sweet, funny, and bright nine-year-old boy who loves sports and has been diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome.  When Johnny was younger, his mother says that his challenges revolved around anxiety and phobias.  She says that he was extremely sensitive to

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Eric’s Story

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ACT would like to introduce our readers to Eric!  Eric is a bright, inquisitive, and energetic 12-year-old who has a glint of mischief in his blue eyes and a smile that will brighten anyone’s day.  Eric loves bugs and especially bees.  He swims, listens to all types of music, and enjoys exercising on the treadmill

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Ryan’s Story

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ACT would like to introduce our readers to Ryan and his family: his mother LeeAndra, his father Dan and his sister Jenna! Ryan is a bright, motivated, charismatic, and loving five-year-old boy.  He has also been diagnosed with Autism. Ryan came to ACT when he was just two years old and, at the time, he

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