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CDC releases new Autism numbers

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has just released new Autism prevalence rates. Here’s a quick look at the data:

*1 in 68 children
*1 in 42 males
*Boys diagnosed at a rate nearly 5x that of girls
*Most children not diagnosed until after age 4
*An estimated 1.2 million people under age 21
(Data for this study is based on health provider and educational records.)

For more information, here is a link to the CDC’s report.

Click here to read the Autism Society of America Press Release