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Number of Sacramento County autistic students doubles over six years
Sacramento Bee

About 3,100 Sacramento County public school students are autistic, a number that has risen seven-fold since 2000, according to new figures from the California Department of Education.

The figure represent a jump of about 300, or 10 percent, from 2013 to 2014. More than one of every 80 students in Sacramento County public schools is classified as autistic.

The number of autistic children also rose in El Dorado, Placer and Yolo County.

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