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Liz Feld Discusses Autism Prevalence on C-SPAN's "Washington Journal"

April 01, 2014

April 1, 2014 - Autism Speaks President Liz Feld appeared on C-SPAN's "Washington Journal" 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 Pedro Echevarria, "We have got to develop a national strategy to address the needs of the autism community across the lifespan."

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Liz Feld Discusses New CDC Autism Prevalence Numbers on MSNBC

March 28, 2014

(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."

Autism’s Rising Numbers: Q&A with Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer

Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Rob Ring responds to questions sparked by the CDC’s updated estimate of autism prevalence
March 27, 2014

 Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Rob Ring responds to questions about the CDC’s updated estimate of autism prevalence in the United States