The American School for the Deaf has been teaching deaf children since 1817. They've recently incorporated a new program to help their students who are also autistic -- yoga.
The Hartford Courant reports that the yoga program is already making a difference with these kids, helping them focus and connect with their breath and their bodies.
Rich Smaller, a counselor at the school says that the autistic students "never feel right in their own skin, and if we can quell that, even for only 15 minutes, I think it's worth it." He goes on to talk about how yoga has helped a student named Jose: