Autism Facts – 90 Unknown Facts About Autism

Facts on autism

More than half of the children are bullied at some point in their lives.

More than half of bullying is stopped when a peer intervenes.

Autism is not a disease.

Two third of the individuals with autism are bullied.

Autism occurs in all racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups.

Autism is treatable, and it is not a hopeless condition.

Autism is hidden disability and it is hard to tell if someone is having it.

Due to lack of support, at least 1 in 3 autistic adults experience severe mental health difficulties.

From 2002-10, autism has increased by 6-15% each year.

It takes $8,600 extra per year to educate a student with autism.