Autism Facts – 90 Unknown Facts About Autism
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Facts about Autism
1 in 68 children are having autism.
Drowning is the leading cause of death among children having autism.
Autism is a lifelong disorder.
Autism is the fastest growing developmental disability in the U.S.
1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls are diagnosed with autism.
In U.S., there are more than 3.5 million people have autism.
On average, autism costs $60,000 a year per family.
One-third of people with autism also have epilepsy.
New Jersey has the highest prevalence of autism in U.S., with every 1 in 45 individuals being diagnosed.
The average age of diagnosis of autism is at the age of 4.