IOWA Students with Autism: Who are they, how are they served, and are they achieving? October 2012

(2012) IOWA Students with Autism: Who are they, how are they served, and are they achieving? October 2012. Education, Department of

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Abstract

The Iowa Department of Education completed two studies in 2011-2012. The studies addressed several areas of need: (a) identifying students likely on the Autism Spectrum, (b) examining where large numbers of students on the Autism Spectrum are attending school, (c) evaluating the services being provided to students and the location of those services, (d) determining the extent to which services are evidence-based, (e) determining if services are sufficient to effect change needed to reach performance levels needed to access life opportunity, (f) understanding the kinds of problems being addressed through the Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for the students identified, (g) examining the severity of behavior problems in the sample, and (h) examining academic proficiency and growth for students likely to be on the Autism Spectrum.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Autism, Development disabilities, Education, Autism Disorders
Subjects: Education
Education > Special education
ID Code: 14180
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 30 Jan 2013 15:38
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2013 15:38
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/14180