Jefferson Elementary School students and staff gather to have their photograph taken Tuesday morning at the school.
Tuesday students and staff at Jefferson Elementary School did an â€œawareness piece" on autism. There is no known single cause for autism, but it is generally accepted that it is caused by abnormalities in brain structure or function. Brain scans show differences in the shape and structure of the brain in children with autism versus children with more usual brains and nervous systems.
More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record