About 10.5% of students with disabilities in the United States (aged 14 to 21) were diagnosed with autism during the 2018 to 2019 school year, according to a study regarding students with autism, students with all disabilities, and students with disabilities who were also identified to have autism. This is an increase from 4.97% of students in the 2007 to 2008 school year. The number of students with disabilities that were also diagnosed with autism rose every year since the 2007 to 2008 school year. Additional findings for the 2017 to 2018 school year include: States . . .
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