Building flooding shuts down autism school in Evanston, Ill.

July 20, 2012
Water main break disrupts not-for-profit Have Dreams program

From The Chicago Tribune: A water main break has shut down an autism school in Evanston, Ill., for at least a month, officials say. The subsequent flooding displaced about 60 students in the Have Dreams program and destroyed their personalized education materials. The not-for-profit school expects to be back in its Evanston location by mid-August, but it could take until January to fully recover from the July 9 flooding, Executive Director Kris Johnsen says. Many of the students were moved to Have Dreams' smaller facility in Park Ridge, Ill. — but without the materials created specifically for each child based on his or her needs

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