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The Rise in Autism Prevalence

The Blue Diamond Gallery

A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that one in 59 children are autistic. This is an increase from a 2014 estimate of one in 68, and continues to illustrate a rising prevalence of the developmental disorder over the past decade. We will look at the report's findings and the impact of autism in the country today.