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How has the percentage of autistic children among children with disabilities changed over time?

The percentage of young children who received preschool special education services who had autism, by school year 2003-03, 2004-05, 2005-06, and 2006-07



Bar chart showing the percentage of young children who receieved preschool special education services who had autism, over time

Source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Special Education Research, Pre-Elementary Education Longitudinal Study (PEELS), "Elementary School Teacher Questionnaire," "Kindergarten Teacher Questionnaire," and "Early Childhood Teacher Questionnaire"

What is the percentage distribution of children who received special education services by degree of parental involvement by race/ethncity?

The percentage of young children who received preschool special education services whose parents were involved to various degrees in their school experiences, by race/ethnicity and school year: School year 2006-07



Bar chart showing the percentage of young children who received special education services by degree of parental involvement by race/ethnicity

Source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Special Education Research, Pre-Elementary Education Longitudinal Study (PEELS), "Elementary School Teacher Questionnaire," "Kindergarten Teacher Questionnaire," and "Early Childhood Teacher Questionnaire"

ABOUT PEELS

Pre-Elementary Education Longitudinal Study (PEELS)

Pre-Elementary Education Longitudinal Study (PEELS) - PEELS is a longitudinal study of children with disabilities who were 3 to 5 years old at the start of the study in 2003 and followed through 2008. The study followed close to 3,000 children and is nationally representative sample of children with disabilities. The study addresses these topics and others:

  • Preschool special education
  • Programs and services received
  • Transitions between preschool and elementary school
  • Function and performance in preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school

QUESTIONNAIRES

The Pre-Elementary Education Longitudinal Study (PEELS) consists of multiples sources of data which include child assessments and multiple questionnaires completed by family members, teachers, school principals, and directors of local education agencies.

Visit PEELS website.


View/download Questionnaire information for PEELS datasets. Files are MS Word documents.





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View/download variable information for PowerStats datasets. Files are PDFs.