Prevalence



On March 27, 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new data on the prevalence of autism in the United States. This surveillance study identified 1 in 68 children (1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls) as having autism spectrum disorder (ASD). See complete coverage below.

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WASHINGTON, DC (March 27, 2014) -- Members of the U.S. Senate today issued the following statements in response to the new autism prevalence numbers issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Statements from House members are here; state leaders here.) Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ More...
WASHINGTON, DC (March 27, 2014) -- Members of the U.S. House of Representatives issued the following statements today in response to the new autism prevalence estimates made by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. (Statements from Senate members are here; state leaders here.) More...
Washington, D.C. (March 27, 2014) – Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new data on the prevalence of autism in the United States. This surveillance study identified 1 in 68 children (1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls) as having autism spectrum disorder (ASD More...
(March 28, 2014) -- State leaders issued the following statements in response to the new autism prevalence estimates made by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. (Statements from U.S. Senate members are here; U.S. House of Representatives here.) Vermont Governor Pete Shumlin (Signed one More...
Washington, D.C. (March 27, 2014) –  Autism Speaks President Liz Feld and Chief Science Officer Rob Ring joined a bipartisan group of Congressional supporters to issue a call for a comprehensive national response to autism’s rising numbers, with dedicated funding for autism More...

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