Facts and Stats

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