Is inclusivity an indicator of quality of care for children with autism in special education?

@article{Foster2012IsIA,
  title={Is inclusivity an indicator of quality of care for children with autism in special education?},
  author={E. Michael Foster and Erin Pearson},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={130 Suppl 2},
  pages={S179-85}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether the proportion of time spent in an inclusive educational setting, a process indicator of the quality of schooling for children with autism, improves key outcomes. METHODS Patients were 484 children and youth educated in special education with a primary diagnosis of autism in the National Longitudinal Transition Study-2. These individuals were ages 20 to 23 in 2007. We used propensity-score inverse probability of treatment weights to eliminate the effect of… CONTINUE READING