Liz Feld Discusses New CDC Autism Prevalence Numbers on MSNBC

(March 28, 2014) - Autism Speaks President Liz Feld appeared on MSNBC's "News Nation" today to discuss  the CDC's new autism prevalence estimate of 1 in 68, and to emphasize the need or a comprehensive national response to autism’s rising numbers.

Feld told host Tamron Hall, "The fact that we now have bi-partisan support in Washington for a national strategy to address this tells you that these numbers speak loud and clear to the urgent need for more research funding and more attention."

Watch the video below:

 

For complete coverage of the CDC prevalence update with perspective from Autism Speaks science staff, click here.

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