This Tracing The Origins of Autism: A Spectrum of New Studies lesson plan also includes:
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Has the occurrence of autism increased over the years, or do the changes in diagnostic criteria account for the difference? High schoolers read an article about autism spectrum disorders and the related epidemiological studies that have been done. They answer questions on a handout and compare case-control to cohort types of studies. Use this resource for addressing Common Core State Standards for literacy in science and technical subjects.