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Autism in Schools now at 2%

Anonymous
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http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr065.pdf

Quote:

Based on parent reports, the

prevalence of diagnosed ASD in

2011–2012 was estimated to be 2.00%

for children aged 6–17. This prevalence

estimate (1 in 50) is significantly higher

than the estimate (1.16%, or 1 in 86) for

children in that age group in 2007

So, what now for public schools?  Classes for only autistic children?

Posted by Anonymous on Sep. 21, 2013 at 9:43 AM
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svolkov
by Emerald Member on Sep. 21, 2013 at 9:45 AM
Most schools use integration or least restrictive environment.
TranquilMind
by Ruby Member on Sep. 21, 2013 at 9:45 AM

WHY is the question.  They pretend like it is a natural occurrence.  It isn't.  What are we doing to cause this environmentally, personally, whatever?

What will happen is that more people who are not in need of special services will flee the failing public schools.

Lydlou02
by on Sep. 21, 2013 at 9:45 AM
Yep. They already have those. My dd's public school class had a total of 5 kids, all autistic.
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Sep. 21, 2013 at 9:45 AM

This won't be popular, but autism in the new ADD.  Everybody has an issue and needs an excuse for something.  There are definitely cases out there, but there is also is a lot of OVER diagnosis.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Sep. 21, 2013 at 9:46 AM
Sure why not. The state funds special education teachers and classes for blind children, deaf children, kids with cerebral palsy. Why not autistic kids?


Quoting Anonymous:

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr065.pdf


Quote:

Based on parent reports, the


prevalence of diagnosed ASD in


2011–2012 was estimated to be 2.00%


for children aged 6–17. This prevalence


estimate (1 in 50) is significantly higher


than the estimate (1.16%, or 1 in 86) for


children in that age group in 2007

So, what now for public schools?  Classes for only autistic children?


svolkov
by Emerald Member on Sep. 21, 2013 at 9:48 AM
Overdiagnosis only accounts for a very small amt of asd diagnoses


Quoting Anonymous:

This won't be popular, but autism in the new ADD.  Everybody has an issue and needs an excuse for something.  There are definitely cases out there, but there is also is a lot of OVER diagnosis.


Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Sep. 21, 2013 at 9:49 AM

i've never seen an American classroom full of deaf children, or children with cerebral palsy...if we did, don't you think we, as parents would want to know why all these kids are now deaf or with cerebral palsy?


Quoting Anonymous:

Sure why not. The state funds special education teachers and classes for blind children, deaf children, kids with cerebral palsy. Why not autistic kids?


Quoting Anonymous:


http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr065.pdf


Quote:

Based on parent reports, the


prevalence of diagnosed ASD in


2011–2012 was estimated to be 2.00%


for children aged 6–17. This prevalence


estimate (1 in 50) is significantly higher


than the estimate (1.16%, or 1 in 86) for


children in that age group in 2007

So, what now for public schools?  Classes for only autistic children?





peanutsmommy1
by Ruby Member on Sep. 21, 2013 at 9:52 AM
I am 34. When I was in 5th grade my school built an autistic wing onto the building to serve all of the autistic students in the county.

There were less then 10
Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Sep. 21, 2013 at 9:53 AM

how many kids do you think are in the wing now?


Quoting peanutsmommy1:

I am 34. When I was in 5th grade my school built an autistic wing onto the building to serve all of the autistic students in the county.

There were less then 10



peanutsmommy1
by Ruby Member on Sep. 21, 2013 at 9:53 AM
I dont think it even exists anymore, Im not sure.

Quoting Anonymous:how many kids do you think are in the wing now?
Quoting peanutsmommy1:I am 34. When I was in 5th grade my school built an autistic wing onto the building to serve all of the autistic students in the county.

There were less then 10
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