New autism statistics shows a rate of 1 in 68 children

April is Autism Awareness Month and organizations like Autism Society take this time to stress the importance of awareness and the need for continued research to find answers to this puzzling disorder. This past March, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new statistics showing a 30% increase in the number of autism cases. This changes the statistic from 1 in 88 to 1 in 68 American children.

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