Aaron Bean, Jason Fischer seek money for autism treatment
Jason Fischer, a former Duval School Board member, is seeking term limits for serving on school boards.

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More money could be coming to the Jacksonville School for Autism, if legislation carried in the Senate by Aaron Bean and the House by Jason Fischer passes.

The legislators seek $250,000 for the school’s Strategies and Techniques for Effective Practice (STEP) Program.

“Jacksonville School for Autism has impacted numerous lives since its founding and has provided its students with the support they need to become independent, productive members of society,” said Senator Bean. “This appropriation will allow Jacksonville School for Autism to expand and help more students realize that they are truly capable of anything.”

“Autism touches the lives of many Floridians, and it is our responsibility as lawmakers to ensure they have the support they need to reach their full potential,” said Representative Fischer. “This funding request will provide increased vocational training for JSA students, helping them learn essential skills that will prepare them for employment.”

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