About AUTISM

About AUTISM

CDC estimates 1 in 59 children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder

  • About 1 in 59 children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) according to estimates from CDC’s Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network. [Read article]
  • ASD is reported to occur in all racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups. [Read summary] [Read article]
  • ASD is about 4 times more common among boys than among girls. [Read article]
  • Studies in Asia, Europe, and North America have identified individuals with ASD with an average prevalence of between 1% and 2%. [Data table]
  • About 1 in 6 children in the United States had a developmental disability in 2006-2008, ranging from mild disabilities such as speech and language impairments to serious developmental disabilities, such as intellectual disabilities, cerebral palsy, and autism. [Read summary]
Autism Prevalence Now 1 in 59 children
CDC estimates 1 in 59 children in United States has been identified as having an autism spectrum disorder

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