The latest data released by the CDC in March of 2014 states Autism now affects 1 in 66 children and 1 in 54 boys.
·         Autism is the fastest-growing serious developmental disability in the U.S.
·         Autism costs a family $60,000 a year on average
·         Autism receives less than 5% of the research funding of many less prevalent childhood diseases
·         Boys are nearly five times more likely than girls to have autism   

- 1 of  6 school aged children are affected by a learning disability -  

- 85% of marriages where there is a child with special needs may end in divorce

- 87% of children with Autism receiving effective early intervention will make significant improvement in social, communication, academic, and behavior skills.  

Click HERE to view a cute story that explains The Autism Spectrum!

 

 

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