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Facts About Autism

Facts About Autism

By Nadia Shanab | autism, general advice, parenting, tips

For parents who have just found about their child’s autism here are some helpful facts. 1- One child in 68 in the U.S. has been identified with autism spectrum disorder according to the CDC versus 1 in 88 in 2012. Which implies that autism is on the rise. 2- Boys are more likely to have

Autism Prevalence Shot to One in 50 in The U.S.

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

Researchers believe that the increase of awareness might be behind the climb of this number. The ratio of boys to girls affected with autism is still the 4:1. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services believe  that the increase might be due to the diagnosis