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autism prevalence

April 26, 2018

Autism Speaks calls on nation’s leaders to adequately fund critically needed research and support services

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January 26, 2016

Study results provide foundation for building national system to address huge need for services; a model for other Latin American countries

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December 09, 2015

The key finding shows that prevalence among 4-year-olds was 30 percent lower than CDC estimates for 8-year-olds.

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November 13, 2015

National Health Interview Survey underscores gap between the number of kids diagnosed with autism and the number receiving services

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July 23, 2015

New report shows increase in special education services for autism partly offset by decrease in services for intellectual disability

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January 06, 2015

New study out of Denmark suggests that autism’s rising prevalence may stem, in part, from changes in diagnostic criteria

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January 05, 2015

National autism monitoring network will look for advances in early identification, with special attention to new criteria for diagnosis

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April 22, 2014

Report to autism community summarizes scientific findings behind new 1 in 68 estimate of autism prevalence in the United States

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