Autism Facts – 90 Unknown Facts About Autism

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.