check this out.. rates of autism 1994 -2005 U.S. wide

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check this out.. rates of autism 1994 -2005 U.S. wide

Postby Guest » Tue Mar 07, 2006 3:52 pm

http://f5.grp.yahoofs.com/v1/MNgNRPGLp7 ... 004-05.doc

These rates are the number of children served by IDEA in the U.S. Check out rates for North Dakota ! Very weird pocketing of incidence all across the U.S.

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Postby rlneub » Tue Mar 07, 2006 4:51 pm

link is not working

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Postby Guest » Tue Mar 07, 2006 5:06 pm

respect the link won't work, can you cut and paste?

Thanks

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Postby Dana » Tue Mar 07, 2006 9:10 pm

Unbelieveable!!! Illinois had a terrifying increase!
Dana

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Postby Guest » Tue Mar 07, 2006 9:58 pm

can you repost it. Thanks :D

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Postby Guest » Wed Mar 08, 2006 1:25 am

sorry folks. Here you go. Read and weep!

Children with Autism Ages 6-21 Served Under IDEA


School Year Students Increase
1994-95 22,780
1995-96 28,813 6,033
1996-97 34,082 5,269
1997-98 42,487 8,405
1998-99 53,561 11,074
1999-00 65,391 11,830
2000-01 78,717 13,326
2001-02 97,847 19,130
2002-03 118,603 20,756
2003-04 140,920 22,317
2004-05 166,302 25,382


Children with Autism Ages 3-5 Served Under IDEA


School Year Students Increase
2000-01 15,581
2001-02 17,032 1,451
2002-03 19,017 1,985
2003-04 22,724 3,707
2004-05 25,901 3,177





Children with Autism Ages 6-21 Served Under IDEA



School Year Students Percent Increase
1994-95 22,780
1995-96 28,813 26.48
1996-97 34.082 18.28
1997-98 42,487 24.66
1998-99 53,561 26.06
1999-00 65,391 20.86
2000-01 78,717 20.37
2001-02 97,847 20.61
2002-03 118,603 21.21
2003-04 140,920 18.81
2004-05 166,302 18.01


Children with Autism Ages 3-5 Served Under IDEA


School Year Students Percent Increase
2000-01 15,581
2001-02 17,032 9.3
2002-03 19,017 11.6
2003-04 22,724 19.5
2004-05 25,901 14.0



National Autism Prevalence Trends From United States Special Education Data


These will be the figures submitted to the US Dept of Education for 2004/2005 (end of December 2004) and will be online as of October 2005.

Ages 6-21

State 2003-2004 2004-2005 Percentage Increase
Arkansas 1,040 1,192 14.6
Arizona 2,131 2,617 22.8
California 19,034 22,691 19.2
Colorado 879 1,072 22.0
Florida 5,915 7,256 22.7
Georgia 3,956 4,667 18.0
Idaho 571 686 20.1
Indiana 4,755 5,558 16.9
Kentucky 1,358 1,551 14.2
Louisiana 1,640 1,871 14.1
Maine 815 985 20.9
Michigan 6,341 7,318 15.4
Mississippi 622 767 23.3
Missouri 2,664 3,138 17.8
Montana 247 257 4.0
Nebraska 557 694 24.6
New Hampshire 585 929 58.8
New Jersey 4,933 5,738 16.3
New Mexico 359 416 15.9
North Carolina 4,074 4,763 16.9
North Dakota 220 246 11.8
Ohio 5,146 6,308 22.6
Oklahoma 959 1,308 36.4
Oregon 3,759 4,341 15.5
Pennsylvania 5,805 7,034 21.2
South Dakota 328 379 15.5
Tennessee 1,659 2,034 22.6
Texas 10,354 12,412 19.9
Utah 1,030 1,279 24.2
Virginia 3,533 4,271 20.9
Washington 2,824 3,414 20.9
Wisconsin 3,259 3,876 18.9

Ages 3-5


State 2003-2004 2004-2005 Percentage Increase
Arkansas 74 102 37.8
Arizona 157 223 42.0
California 5,829 6,598 13.2
Colorado 99 121 22.2
Florida 1,236 1,415 14.5
Georgia 427 504 18.0
Idaho 64 69 7.8
Indiana 679 699 2.9
Kentucky 228 232 1.8
Louisiana 284 332 16.9
Maine 203 270 33.0
Michigan 918 1,031 12.3
Missouri 199 255 28.1
Montana 23 31 47.6
New Hampshire 82 120 46.3
New Jersey 570 650 14.0
New Mexico 54 73 35.2
North Carolina 613 644 5.1
North Dakota 20 32 60.0
Ohio 344 366 6.4
Oklahoma 32 34 6.3
Oregon 630 686 8.9
Pennsylvania 1,373 1,582 15.2
Tennessee 299 356 19.1
Texas 1,586 1,824 15.0
Utah 149 205 37.6
Virginia 418 470 12.4
Washington 288 333 15.6
Wisconsin 410 485 18.3



The following is taken from the official State statistics produced by the Department of Education in the United States, for numbers of children aged 6-21 served by IDEA (Individuals With Disabilities Discrimination Act) who have autism. It compares the increase over the twelve years between 1992-93 and 2003-04:

State 1992-1993 2003-2004 Percentage Increase
Alabama 68 1,319 1,840
Alaska 8 291 3,538
Arizona 199 2,131 971
Arkansas 30 1,040 3,367
California 1,605 19,034 1,086
Colorado 14 879 6,179
Connecticut 164 2,041 1,145
Delaware 15 387 2,480
District of Columbia 0 208 -
Florida 582 5,915 916
Georgia 262 3,956 1,410
Hawaii 52 618 1,088
Idaho 39 571 1,364
Illinois 5 6,005 120,000
Indiana 273 4,755 1,642
Iowa 67 1,224 1,727
Kansas 74 993 1,242
Kentucky 38 1,358 3,474
Louisiana 409 1,640 301
Maine 37 815 2,103
Maryland 28 3,536 12,529
Massachusetts 493 4,007 719
Michigan 288 6,341 2,102
Minnesota 296 5,076 1,615
Mississippi 0 622 -
Missouri 336 2,664 693
Montana 20 247 1,135
Nebraska 4 557 13,825
Nevada 5 891 17,720
New Hampshire 0 585 -
New Jersey 446 4,933 1,006
New Mexico 16 359 2,144
New York 1,648 9,486 476
North Carolina 786 4,074 418
North Dakota 9 220 2,344
Ohio 22 5,146 23,291
Oklahoma 31 959 2,994
Oregon 37 3,759 10,059
Pennsylvania 346 5,805 1,578
Puerto Rico 266 666 2,404
Rhode Island 19 568 2,889
South Carolina 141 1,303 824
South Dakota 36 328 811
Tennessee 304 1,659 446
Texas 1,444 10,354 617
Utah 105 1,030 881
Vermont 6 280 4,567
Virginia 539 3,533 555
Washington 476 2,824 493
West Virginia 101 507 402
Wisconsin 18 3,259 18,006
Wyoming 15 162 980
Total 12,222 140,920 +1,055 overall

(Source: Individuals With Disabilities Education Act data, US Department of Education. Note: Where increases are from a very low base figure, these have been expressed as “almost infinite”.)


http://www.ideadata.org/tables27th/ar_aa3.htm

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Postby Guest » Wed Mar 08, 2006 1:30 am

Here is a better link. Hope it works

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http://www.ideadata.org/tables27th/ar_aa3.htm

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Postby Guest » Wed Mar 08, 2006 1:39 am

Illinois 5 6,005 120,000

In 1992, Illinois had 5 cases of ASD. In 2004 it had 6005 which is an increase of 120,000 percent!!!!!!!!

this must have to do with better detection rates but obviously the incidence has increased dramatically.

this is a real eye opener!!

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Postby littlebopeep » Wed Mar 08, 2006 1:59 pm

Wait, hold on a minute............

I have to respectfully say that (IMO, of course) these dramatic increases are due mostly to the greatly expanded criteria of autism.

Anyone with a kid ten years or older will tell you there were next to no services available for their child when he or she was very young. Most people in previous generations with what we now know as Asperger's and PPD-NOS were not diagnosed at any stage of life.

The services and diagnoses for AS kids have increased so dramatically because of research, education and vastly changed perspectives.

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Postby Elis mom » Wed Mar 08, 2006 2:31 pm

Thank you, littlebopeep, for keeping things in perspective. I, too, tend to believe that the rates have skyrocketed (in part) because of better detection. My oldest son is almost 19 years old, and there was a child in his second grade class who was NOT diagnosed ASD as a child back then, but he sure as heck would be today....

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Postby Guest » Wed Mar 08, 2006 4:30 pm

Except that dosent explain states like New Hampshire and North Dakota having 50 percent rate increases in one year!.

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Postby Guest » Wed Mar 08, 2006 4:36 pm

this link: http://www.fightingautism.org/index.php

will give you rates of autism across U.S. and maps all kinds of incidences in a number of different ways. Definitely worth a look at.

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MIssy

Postby MIssy » Wed Mar 08, 2006 4:52 pm

WOW!! :( :( :( :( Being from New Hampshire I'm just speechless.

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Postby littlebopeep » Wed Mar 08, 2006 8:11 pm

I submit that states with "higher rates" have better trained professionals who are getting more kids into appropriate and available programs. Perhaps those of us in "lower rate" states should be the ones to worry......

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Postby quantumerik » Thu Mar 09, 2006 8:55 am

littlebopeep wrote:Wait, hold on a minute............

I have to respectfully say that (IMO, of course) these dramatic increases are due mostly to the greatly expanded criteria of autism.

Anyone with a kid ten years or older will tell you there were next to no services available for their child when he or she was very young. Most people in previous generations with what we now know as Asperger's and PPD-NOS were not diagnosed at any stage of life.

The services and diagnoses for AS kids have increased so dramatically because of research, education and vastly changed perspectives.



That is absolutely wrong. When I speak to representatives from different schools in my metropolitan area... and ask them how many developmentally delayed children they have NOW as opposed to 20 years ago... they all say the same thing: There are simply more special needs children in the area than ever before. Pretty hard to miss a kid on the spectrum. These kids didn't flock into the public school system because of recently-available services!!! The services became available because of the great and sudden need for them over the past decade. You're putting the cart before the horse. I cannot believe you'd fall for mainstream medicine's lie that this is just better or expanded diagnoses.

Don't deny this epidemic, or you will doom countless thousands of more children to a similar future because you turned a blind eye to what's really happened.

Erik

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Postby Guest » Thu Mar 09, 2006 10:09 am

Heard someone respond to this non-sensical theory and it bears rpeating:
"If the rate increase among children is due to better diagnostic practices, then where are all the adult autists?" Surely these autist adults must all be in need of support services or did they just grow out of their autism?
:shock:


SHEESH!


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Postby littlebopeep » Thu Mar 09, 2006 12:31 pm

That is absolutely wrong.


you will doom countless thousands of more children to a similar future because you turned a blind eye to what's really happened.


SHEESH!


I cannot believe you'd fall for mainstream medicine's lie



Disrespectful comments like these confirm my feeling about this board that dissention from the party line is not tolerated here. I participate on message boards to learn and to discuss ideas. Please try to remember to keep a courteous tone when disagreeing with an idea you see posted.

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Postby Guest » Thu Mar 09, 2006 2:28 pm

Ah...ditto that littlebopeep...

However, if YOU had posted the same comments to Erik, a swarm of posters would appear to insist that you are ignorant, rude, and stirring up controversy...anything outside the absolutist cult-speak is subject to punishment...

Winnie

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Postby Guest » Fri Mar 10, 2006 11:56 am

And you counterpoint is?????

Are you serious, objecting to "Sheesh"????? :o

HOw about "jeepers" or "golly gee"? Too harsh? :wink:

HTRTC

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Postby littlebopeep » Fri Mar 10, 2006 1:53 pm

bye, bye


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