1 in 88 Children Diagnosed with Austim

By Nat'l Psychologist Editor
May 2, 2012

The Center for Disease Control released a report in April — designated as Autism Awareness Month — that among 8-year-olds, one in 88 children is diagnosed as being within the autism spectrum. The study shows a 26 percent increase in diagnoses from 2006 to 2008, which researchers attributed to better diagnostics rather than increased prevalence.

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