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Document Number: 9951

State Responses to the Increasing Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorders PDF - Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) are the fastest growing developmental disorders. In recognizing the increasing needs of children affected by ASDs as well as the associated financial implications for local governments, some states have begun re-assessing their current systems of support and looking for better and more efficient ways to serve individuals with ASD and their families. This ECS StateNote presents examples of initiatives states have taken to better serve this growing population. (Emily Workman, ECS, November 2011)...
Author: Emily Workman
Publisher: Education Commission of the States

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