All other children and youth with ASD in Kentucky.
Please note: The Consortium realizes that the definitions for each category are broad and need to be further defined. However, the recommendation is based on the of tiered or leveling the children in an appropriate manner.
The Consortium appointed a subcommittee to develop funding allocation options. To accomplish their charge the committee conducted a statewide school survey of directors of special education to determine the number of children with ASD currently identified by schools. The survey indicated approximately 12 percent of those children fall into group one, 25 percent in group two, 43 percent in group three and the remaining are in group four. The Consortium also considered several philosophical viewpoints that had been previously discussed by the Consortium members. Philosophies varied from providing very limited services to many children, to extensive service to a few children. The subcommittee also considered serving only the children in crisis from group one or only the children who may be the most likely to have positive outcomes from groups three and four. The subcommittee