PLEASANT - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) New Utah charter school for kids with autism opens doors <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">New Utah charter school for kids with autism opens doors</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T19:32:48.157-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 07:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pleasant Grove • The first day of school at Spectrum Academy on Tuesday looked slightly different from others around the state. Sure, kids bounced through hallways toting new backpacks as teachers herded them into classrooms. But in many of those rooms, the lights stayed off to help keep students calmer. Youngsters fiddled with foam blocks or balls of clay to help them focus. Some flapped their hands, and others carried headphones to muffle sharp noises. “It’s a place where the kids can feel sa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href=""> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:32:48 MDT