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The Invisible Women With Autism

Because autism is at least three times as common in boys as in girls, scientists routinely include only boys in their research. The result is that...

Key Findings: Prevalence and Characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder Among 4-Year-Old Children

[early_addm_graphic.png] Main Findings Based on tracking in five communities across the United States, we found that the estimated numbe...

More kids with autism evaluated as preschoolers

An increasing proportion of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are undergoing recommended evaluation in the preschool years—but populat...

You Won't Guess Why U.S. Autism Prevalence Is Now 1 In 45

Is it vaccines? Air pollution? Infections? Nope. The reason that the latest numbers for autism prevalence among US children have climbed traces...

CDC's revised interview method finds 1 in 45 children has autism

The public may not realize it, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has three different ways of estimating the prevalence of autism....

Survey switch may explain rise in new autism stats

About 1 in 45 children in the U.S. have autism, according to the latest estimate from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). T...

Tracking autism’s transience

These different tactics have all led to the same general conclusion: Autism is on the rise. Between 2012 and 2014, the prevalence rose from 1 in 8...

Autism not on the rise -- correct diagnoses are

A study looking at autism prevalence in Sweden over a ten-year period has concluded that although clinical diagnoses have risen, cases have in fact r...

Rise of autism due to increase in diagnoses, not higher prevalence of disorder

Despite the increase in reported prevalence of autism spectrum disorder, there is no direct evidence that this corresponds to an increase in the p...

CDC Stepping Up Autism Monitoring Efforts

As federal officials launch a new round of autism surveillance, they’re looking at more than prevalence alone, with plans to track diagnostic chan...

“Half of All Children Will Be Autistic by 2025.”

The current article spreading fears about glyphosate cites the work of Stephanie Seneff, making a clear argument from authority: For over...

Majority Of Autism Increase Due To Diagnostic Changes, Finds New Study

Almost two thirds of the increase in autistic Danish children results from how autism is diagnosed and tracked, found a new study in JAMA Pediatrics,...

Explaining the Increase in the Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Results For Danish children born during the study period, 33% (95% CI, 0%-70%) of the increase in reported ASD prevalence could be explained by t...

Better Detection, Diagnosis Major Factors Behind Rise in Autism Cases

The dramatic increase in the number of children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder is largely the result of changes in how the condition is ...

Studies confirm Autism diagnosis low in Israeli populations

A study recently conducted by child psychologist, developmental specialist and chairmen of the Israeli Association of Child Development and Rehabi...

Rising awareness may explain spike in autism diagnoses

[9-image.jpg]Young boys continue to have the highest rate of autism diagnoses, but Danish doctors are diagnosing more girls, teenagers and adults wit...

Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder Among Children Aged 8 Years — Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, 11 Sites, United States, 2010

Results: For 2010, the overall prevalence of ASD among the ADDM sites was 14.7 per 1,000 (one in 68) children aged 8 years. Overall ASD prevalenc...

10 Things to Know About New Autism Data

10 Things You Need To Know About CDC's Latest Report from the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network The following estimate...

Jump In Autism Cases May Not Mean It's More Prevalent

The government's latest estimate shows that 1 in 68 children in the U.S. has an autism spectrum disorder. That's a remarkable jump from just two y...

Review of Studies Finds DSM-5 Could Reduce Autism Diagnoses by a Third

A review of multiple studies concludes that new guidelines for diagnosing autism spectrum disorder (ASD) could reduce the number of individuals recei...