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UCR Experts Available to Speak About Autism Spectrum Disorder - UCR Today (press release)

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (www.ucr.edu) — Autism prevalence is now one in every 68 children in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Each year, National Autism Awareness Month is held in April to promote awareness and support ...and more »

US autism rate unchanged at 1 in 68 kids: CDC - Medical Xpress

(HealthDay)—The autism rate among school-aged children in the United States has held steady in recent years, but it's too early to determine whether rates are stabilizing, according to a federal government report released Thursday. The autism rate was ...and more »

How can we help young adults with autism thrive in the workplace? - The Conversation US

Navigating work and stress can be hard for anyone, but especially so if you have ASD. Woman at work via www.shutterstock.com. How can we help young adults with autism thrive in the workplace? April 1, 2016 6.19am EDT. Michael Ben-Avie. Author. Michael ...and more »

US stats show autism rate reaching possible plateau - Spectrum

Steady state: The rate of autism among school-age children appears to have leveled off at 1 in 68. ©shutterstock.com/bikeriderlondon. Editor's Note. This article was updated with new information on 1 April 2016 at 11:40 a.m. EDT. After years on the ...and more »

CDC Finds No Change In Autism Prevalence - Disability Scoop

Behavior therapist Kim Wagaman works with young people on the spectrum. New CDC data indicates that autism prevalence remains at 1 in 68 children. (Lezlie Sterling/Sacramento Bee/TNS). Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Email. For the first ...and more »

Changing the face of autism: here come the girls - The Conversation UK

Gina Rippon has received funding from the Medical Research Council, the Leverhulme Foundation and from the Wellcome Trust. Partners. Aston University provides funding as a member of The Conversation UK. View all partners. Republish this article ...and more »

Autism: The role of the family - The Daily Star

The theme of World Autism Awareness Day - which is observed on April 2 every year and aims to increase awareness about people, especially children, with autism - for 2016, is "Autism and the 2030 Agenda: Inclusion and Neurodiversity. Autism affects ...and more »

How Cultural Differences Affect Autism Diagnoses - Scientific American (blog)

How do we determine who has autism, and is this the same around the world? As we mark World Autism Awareness Day on April 2, we — a developmental pediatrician, developmental scientist, and anthropologist — suggest approaching these questions with a ...and more »

How can you tell if an adult is autistic? - BBC News

Autism is a developmental disorder that affects how people interact with others. People with autism tend to find social situations difficult, and to prefer narrow and repetitive activities. Our modern ideas about autism began in the 1940s, when the ...and more »

Autism Counts at 1% - Dublin City University

Researchers at DCU School of Nursing and Human Sciences have completed a study entitled “Autism Counts” which sheds new light on the prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorders in Ireland. Released on the eve of World Autism Day (Saturday 2nd April), the ...and more »