Although autism has attracted a lot of attention over the last couple of decades, few people realize that 1 of 50 American school children are diagnosed with some form of spectrum disorder. Of course, this does not account for those children who go through life undiagnosed, and thus, will never get the chance to attend schools for children with learning disabilities.
The reality of autism, or spectrum disorder, is that the severity to which it affects children can vary so greatly that some children with mild Aspergers never get diagnosed. Fortunately, professionals are getting better at testing for spectrum disorders, and identifying those children whose learning abilities fall on various parts of the spectrum. This means that they can be placed in the best schools for children with learning Read More