Tagged with Autism prevalence

not just numbers, people

I’m sure by now you’ve seen the numbers. If not, here they are: Data & Statistics Prevalence About 1 in 88 children has been identified with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) according to estimates from CDC’s Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network. [Read article] ASDs are reported to occur in all racial, ethinic, and … Continue reading

CARA – The Combating Autism Reauthorization Act

Yesterday, after introduction by the Republican majority, the House of Representatives approved HR 2005, the Combating Autism Reauthorization Act. The act was approved by Unanimous Consent. The moment would have been cause for celebration, but the vote brought little relief to this community. Because in the Senate politics were, once again, taking center stage. Now, … Continue reading