More autism cases strain school resources

Nov. 2, 2007
Schools in Long Island, N.Y., and across the nation see growing numbers of students diagnosed with disorder.

Explosive growth in the number of Long Island, N.Y., students diagnosed with autism and other neurological disorders is pitting parents who seek greater help for their children against school officials struggling to contain special-education costs. Once considered rare, autism is now said by federal health authorities to affect one child in every 150.

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