Sunday, March 30, 2014

Autism Spectrum Disorder Prevalence Rises in New CDC Data Report

About 1 in 68 children in 10 states monitored by the Centers for Disease Control have been identified with an autism spectrum disorder, the highest prevalence of the diagnosis since the CDC first started monitoring this in 2000.
In 2008, the estimate was that approximately 1 in 88 children in the monitored states had been diagnosed with an ASD. In 2006 the ratio was 1 in 110, and in estimates for 2002 and 2000, it was 1 in 150. 
Read more of Christina Samuels On Special Education article HERE.
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