Listen In: Book promotes autism awareness, acceptance

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Samantha Haney

As part of the curriculum for several language arts classes, students are checked out a copy of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Since the author wrote the main character in the book to be autistic, reading it can be a way to understand what having autism is like.

Samantha Haney, Asst. Opinions Editor

Language arts teacher Melissa Schumacher discusses the book The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon and how it allows students to understand autism from the perspective of the main character.