Tag Archives: autism

By Maloree Anderson
Jul 25, 2016

Cub Scouts with Special Needs

During the 2016 University of Scouting, I attended a¬†class that focused on Cub Scouting with special needs. The class was taught by Deann Torsak, whose son has high functioning autism (Aspergers). She introduces herself as someone who does not have any formal special needs training through education; she does, however, have experience through¬†co-managing a special […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Aug 12, 2013

Eagle Scout Project Serves Special Needs Children

Scouter Grayson Flora, 17, of Lehi, Utah is working on his Eagle project and will soon join the small minority of Scouters who earn the rank of Eagle. [1] Grayson, a member of the Westlake High School swim team, took advantage of his love of swimming to teach water safety lessons to special needs children […]