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Autism Epidemic

Autism Sucks and Then We Die

Kim Stagliano | Posted 12.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Kim Stagliano

We have to petition a judge to take away Mia's rights as an adult so that we can make her medical, legal and financial decisions because thanks to her autism, she is not able to make safe choices for herself.

Autism Is a National Epidemic That Needs a National Plan

Mark Roithmayr | Posted 06.04.2012 | Impact
Mark Roithmayr

With new CDC numbers now showing that 1 in 88 children in the United States is being diagnosed with autism -- nearly doubling the prevalence since the CDC began tracking these numbers -- autism can now officially be declared an epidemic in the United States.

Rising Autism Numbers -- Leading Federal Official Says "No Question" That Environmental Exposures Are A Factor

David Kirby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Kirby

On Friday the nation's top autism research coordinator said that better diagnosis could not "explain away this huge increase" in autism. "There's no question that there is an environmental component here."