Table 2: Features of state education agency evaluation procedures for autism.

IDEA evaluation featuresNumber of statesPercentage

Academic4588
Speech-language4588
Intelligence (or psychological)4384
Social and emotional3059
Health2957
Vision2957
Hearing2957
Motor skills2957

Other evaluation features
Parent interview2753
Social-developmental history2753
Observation2651
Adaptive behavior2651
Medical evaluations or information1835
Autism-specific1529
Behavioral scale1122
Sensory functioning 918
Developmental assessment 510