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CDC: Autism Spectrum Disorder on the Rise

According to new research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 68 children in the United States has been identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  This is 30% higher than previous estimates.  The new data was collected by researchers who tracked 8 year olds in communities all around the country in 2010.

Read more on the CDC's web site and in this article from CNN.

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