By Anonymous (not verified) |

The Senate Employment, Workplace Relations and Education Reference Committee Inquiry into the Education of Students with Disabilities (see reported in December 2002.

The report contains 81 mentions of "autism" and 5 mentions of "Asperger". The report says

  • "Autism is singled out in this report for particular mention because the full extent of its impact is only now being recognised." page 50
  • "Over the whole of Australia between 0.6 per cent and 1 per cent of children are affected by autism or a related disorder." page 54