Friday, March 22, 2013

US Autism Rates Amongst School-Age Children Rise to 1 in 50 - Waking Times : Waking Times

 New figures for autism prevalence amongst school-age children (2-17 years) in the United States were recently published in a report by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). According to this new estimate, rates of autism amongst the nation’s school children have climbed to 1 in 50, up from an estimated 1 in 88 for 2012, an increase partly represented by a broadening of the definition of autism, as well as increase in the ability to detect it.

US Autism Rates Amongst School-Age Children Rise to 1 in 50 - Waking Times : Waking Times

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