Autism United Challenges NY State Special Ed Chief's Denial of Autism Increase
Autism United, a new organization of parents and service organizations, today (7/8/07) submitted a letter to the NY State official in charge of special education policy challenging her statement that "diagnostic shift" explains the increase in the number of children with autism. The NY official's statement, quoted in a July 8, 2007 NY Times article reporting about supposed declining rates of children in special education, is the latest troubling statement by a public official denying the reality of the autism epidemic. Denial of an autism epidemic would justify a public policy denying the expenditure of public funds on the education of children with autism....
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July 9, 2007
Autism United: NY Special Ed Chief Denies Autism Increase
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