Saturday, January 21, 2006


From the U.S. Department of Education, via this newspaper article:

•The number of children in the U.S. served by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) has increased from under 20,000 in 1993 to almost 120,000 in 2002, the most recent year that data is available.

•Students with autism have increased by more than 500 percent in the last 10 years.

•Approximately 68 percent of all federal expenditures for children with autism are used for education and instruction related services

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