Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
State-by-state breakdown of special education students that are included in the autism category
Comparison of demographics of students with autism to all public school students
How many special education students in the U.S. are also on the autism spectrum? This fact sheet looks at IDEA data to provide a state by state breakdown, as well as comparisons to the larger public student population.
Myer O., Rast J.E., Shattuck P.T., Roux A.M. National Autism Data Center Fact Sheet Series; Issue 4. Philadelphia, PA: Life Course Outcomes Research Program, A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, Drexel University, 2016.