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Autism Spectrum Disorders Special Education

Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) receive different forms of special education and services depending upon the degree and severity of the disorder. Children with ASD may be educated in classrooms partially or fully integrated with typical peers, in specialized classrooms within the regular school,or in a specialized school for children with special needs.

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