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Media Coverage -- CDC Reports Autism Prevalence is 1 in 110 in Children

December 21, 2009

On Dec 18, 2009, the Centers for Disease Control released a report that found an autism prevalence rate of one in every 110 American children, including one in 70 boys. Read Autism Speaks' press release about the study and find media coverage of the story below, including an interview with Autism Speaks Co-founder Bob Wright on NBC Nightly News.

Associated Press
Boston Globe
New York Times
US News & World Report

Visit the Autism Speaks blog for commentary on the new prevalence numbers from Autism Speaks President Mark Roithmayr, Chief Science Officer Geri Dawson and Executive Vice President of Programs and Services Peter Bell.