Facts & Statistics
According to the CDC ADDM Network 2018 Findings
1 in 59 children is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by age 8 in 2014
Boys were 4 times more likely to be identified with ASD than girls.
About 42% of children identified with ASD were evaluated for developmental concerns by 3 years of age.
ASD affects all ethnic and socioeconomic groups
There is no medical cause for autism
The Verbal Behavior Approach: How to Teach Children with Autism and Related Disorders by Mary Lynch Barbera
Autism Spectrum Disorders: What Every Parent Needs to Know by American Academy of Pediatrics
Educate Toward Recovery: Turning the Tables on Autism by Robery Schramm MA BCBA
Let Me Hear Your Voice: A Family’s Triumph over Autism by Catherine Maurice
Autism Society of America: Increases public awareness about the day-to-day issues about people across the spectrum and provide the latest information regarding treatment, education, research, and advocacy
Autism Spectrum News: Publication that provides news, information, and resources about scientific research, evidence-based clinical treatments, and family issues
Autism Resource Institute: Mission is to improve the health and well-being of people on the autism spectrum through research and the education of professionals, those who are affected, and their families.