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Why Has the Prevalence Rate of Autism Tripled in Recent Years?

Why Has the Prevalence Rate of Autism Tripled in Recent Years?
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Get a closer look into how the dramatic increase in ASD diagnoses not only affects families, but also our society and economy as a whole.
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    Did you know that in just 10 years, the national prevalence rate for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has nearly tripled, going from 1 in 166 to 1 in 59? Or that 2 percent of the US population under the age of 18 now carries a diagnosis of ASD? Join Paul Rokuskie as he speaks with Dr. Stuart Shapira, Associate Director for Science at CDC’s National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, about these and other findings from the 2018 study regarding prevalence rates for ASD. 

     

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