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Paige, a bright third grade student on the autism spectrum, sat at home for nearly two months waiting for a school placement that would meet her needs. 

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The Jill Chaifetz Education Helpline

For help with an education-related issue, please call our Education Helpline at
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Please contact Ivette Greenblatt, Director of Development, at or 1-212-822-9529.

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Please contact Sarah Part, Communications & Policy Associate, at or 1-212-822-9517.


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