Autism Groups React to New CDC-Reported Prevalence of 1 in 68 Children

WASHINGTON, DC (March 27, 2014)—Today, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued the newest autism prevalence statistics. For children born in 2002, the prevalence of autism was 1 in 68; 1 in 42 boys. Almost 60,000 US 12 year-olds likely have autism.

Latest Autism Statistics

Autism Occurrence Revised Estimates of the Cost of the Autism Epidemic (July 2015) New Rate of Autism 1 in 68 (March 2014) The complete CDC report “Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder Among Children Aged 8 Years — Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, 11 Sites, United States, 2010” dated March 28, 2014 New Parent survey […]

CDC: One in 110 American Children has Autism

Talk About Curing Autism Statement & Analysis Prepared by Rebecca Estepp The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on last Friday their newest Autism prevalence findings. In a report published in the December 18, 2009 issue of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), the CDC stated that one in every 110 children […]