Buhl Elementary School is receiving a firstofits

first_imgBuhl Elementary School is receiving a first-of-its-kind sensory walkway that will be designed for students who are on the autism spectrum.“It allows them to, you know, get out of class for a short period of time,” Tuscaloosa County Commissioner Stan Acker said. “Get out and, you know, have some sensory input that hopefully will help them and their learning process.”The project will cost roughly $7,500 but allowing a student to get out of the classroom and get some fresh air is priceless to parent Rachael Boblitt.“[The teachers] now have a way of getting the kid out of a classroom that is unable to focus at times and get them on to the sensory pathway for them to just burn off some energy,” Boblitt said.The sensory walkway won’t be finished in time for the start of school, but Buhl is hopeful that it will be ready in the next 60 days.last_img read more

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