The filmmakers of Best Kept Secret discuss autism and the issues facing families dealing with the "aging out" process.
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A Newark, N.J. public high school teacher races against the clock to find a place in the world for her students with autism before they graduate and "age out" of a unique and caring support system.
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An introduction to John F. Kennedy High School, teacher Janet Mino and her students.
Janet Mino and Erik's parents discuss his plan after graduation.
Erik's birth mother comes to visit his class at JFK High School.
Erik begins working at Burger King.
Janet Mino's class graduates from JFK High School.
Janet visits with Linda to see how Robert is doing at home.
Hear what the inspiring teacher of Best Kept Secret has to say about autism and "aging out" of the education system.
Meet Erik and his sponsor parents.
Premieres Monday, September 23, 2013 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
The graduating students at JFK in Newark, NJ celebrate their send off with prom.
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Janet Mino teaches her students using "The Talk Box."
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