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What is an Autism Class?

What is an Autism Class?

Published: Mar. 14, 2022Updated: Mar. 17, 2022

As a result of the increase in students with autism, many districts now have autism-specific classrooms in which the special education teacher is also certified to support students with autism. Although legally, districts cannot say that only students with autism can be included in this class, the strategies used within these classrooms are evidence-based to support the autism population.

For more, see our article Placement Options and the Least Restrictive Environment.

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