CDC: Autism More Common Than Once Thought

, Posted: Thu, March 29 2012 at 6:32 PM, Updated: Thu, March 29 2012 at 6:51 PM

According to the latest numbers by the CDC, autism spectrum disorder is 25% more common and may affect more than one million children and teens in the U.S. (according to number from 2006-2008)

Is there an increase in the number of people with autism or are we uncovering and diagnosing those who have it? That's the question that people are asking as numbers released by the CDC show staggering increase.For more information about autism here are a couple of resources around the Rogue Valley.

 

Community Works

www.community-works.org

Families for Community

www.familiesforcommunity.org

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