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Cdc Autism

1 in 68

Mary McLaughlin | Posted 03.31.2014 | Parents
Mary McLaughlin

1 in 68 does not mean that autism is an enemy that needs to be conquered. 1 in 68 means that we need educational systems that truly meet the needs of a population that learns differently.

The New Autism Numbers

Todd Drezner | Posted 06.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Todd Drezner

It's worth looking beyond the headlines to understand how the CDC arrived at the new autism prevalence numbers, and what those numbers do -- and don't -- mean.

On World Autism Day, There Are Still Families without Help

Joseph Hill | Posted 06.02.2012 | Parents
Joseph Hill

This is not 1950, it is 2012, and families should not have to go bankrupt to pay for their children's therapies. Insurance companies should cover conditions that require treatment.

Increase In Autism Reported, Doctors Say Check Early

AP | LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 05.30.2012 | Parents

CHICAGO -- At 18 months, Cristina Astacio spoke only a few words, wouldn't respond to her name and shunned other kids in her day care group. Last Octo...

Autism Rate Increase Reported, Likely From Better Testing

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 05.30.2012 | Parents

ATLANTA — One child out of 88 is believed to have autism or a related disorder, an increase in the rate attributed largely to wider screening. ...