The following information is being used with permission from the Autism Speaks web site.
Did you know…?
- Autism now affects 1 in 88 children and 1 in 54 boys (March 2012 statistic)
- The 2012 numbers reflect a 78% increase in reported prevalence in the last 6 years
- Autism prevalence figures are growing
- Boys are four times more likely than girls to have autism
- There is no medical detection or cure for autism