ASD Controversy Over Prevalence & Classroom Environment No unread replies.No replies. 1. After reading the section on prevalence in your text, consider the controversy over the rise of ASD in the U.S. One of the most controversial aspects of ASD concerns its rise in prevalence. Discuss how much it has risen, what are some of the reasons that have been offered for its rise, and which of these reasons you think are the most likely. (Be sure to cite the support you use from the book). 2. What should general education and special education teachers consider as they plan instruction, schedules, and classroom management plans for inclusion classes? How can we help students with ASD to be successful and reach their full potential, while still honoring the learning and emotional needs of their neuro-typical peers?