Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Special Education Decisions related to Autism Spectrum Disorder

The Montana Office of Public Instruction publishes the results of state due process hearings and complaints. A growing number of decisions are for students with autism spectrum disorders. You can review past decisions here (not all decisions are related to autism spectrum disorders.) Below is a link to a decision directly related to autism. Issue 5: Did the District fail to consider the diagnosis of autism/Asperger’s in determining eligibility for special education services and err when it did not find Student eligible under the autism category?

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