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Letter: Reform needed to ensure coverage of autism

...evidence-based autism spectrum disorder (ASD) therapies like applied behavior analysis...this and other therapeutic treatments for ASD.Rep. Pete Petersen and Sen. Johnny Ellis...Alaskans cannot afford this delay.Treating ASD costs families upwards of $50,000 annually...
My Turn: Time to revisit rural education

...administrators through rural Alaska schools now for 40 years. Three generations of rural Alaska children have mostly ended up living in the Railbelt.? David Nees is a 28-year ASD math teacher who served on the Education Sustainability Task Force.
Finding a home is next step for proposed school

...more autonomy and flexibility."As an ASD school, STREAM Academy would still be required...hundreds of students.Other successful ASD charters offer homeschool, correspondence...Winterberry Charter School.Unlike other ASD schools, charters pay for their own buildings...
Ketchikan shipyard seeks ship lift funds

...million ship lift at Alaska Ship and Drydock. ASD operates the Ketchikan Shipyard, which...Ward, director of shipyard development for ASD. He said a combination ship lift and launch...Weinstein said the city, borough, state and ASD agreed in a meeting early last week that...
State selects Ketchikan shipyard for role in building new state ferry

...Facilities Commissioner Marc Luiken announced Monday that ASD had been selected as the construction manager and...It will help design the vessel, which will give ASD a leg up on construction as well. ASD said that's likely to mean 129 full-time, year-round...
Program prepares workers for marine jobs

...coater apprenticeship program developed by ASD and the University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan...processes that require skilled labor. But the ASD has had difficulty finding enough non-shipyard subcontractors, said ASD Project Manager Doug Ward. But Ward said...
Ketchikan: UAS gets grant for shipyard training

...organizational plan that will help not only ASD but other shipyard operators to maintain...18-month project, the university will assess ASD employees' shipbuilding and repair skills...individual and group training plans with each ASD employee, who will take part in classroom...
Vigor Industrial asks AIDEA for Ketchikan Drydock

...promises in its release. "The purchase of ASD by Vigor will increase the capacity and...Ketchikan Shipyard in many ways," said ASD owner Randy Johnson, a Ketchikan resident...Johnson would become Vice Chairman of ASD under Vigor.Taking Johnson's place as...
Alaska Editorial: Ready, not waiting

...At least two possibilities exist, and ASD officials say one or both of those will...those two ships is $49.5 million each.ASD officials are waiting for those ships...rig, which is moored at the Homer Spit.ASD is sending an "away team" of electricians...
Ketchikan shipyard sets sights on ferry

...mainline" ferries.The signed agreement joins ASD with the state and Elliot Bay Design price.That doesn't guarantee that ASD will get the final construction contract...process, he said.Once design is done ASD provides the guaranteed maximum price and...


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