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ASD Stats

Posted by dr.salvigodorov@yahoo.com on June 13, 2019 at 7:00 PM

1 in 59 children are now diagnosed with autism.

An estimated 33% cannot speak.

As many as 1 in 3 have seizures.

65% of parents report their child had been bullied or victimized by peers.

25% of 8-year old’s cause injury to themselves.

Nearly 50% wander or run o from school, home and safety.

Kids with autism are 8x more likely to have gastrointestinal disorders.

Accidental drowning accounts for 91% of deaths in children with Autism.

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1 in 59 children

Posted by dr.salvigodorov@yahoo.com on May 4, 2018 at 10:50 PM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released its biennial update of autism’s estimated prevalence among the nation’s children, based on an analysis of 2014 medical records and, where available, educational records of 8-year-old children from 11 monitoring sites across the United States. 

The new estimate represents a 15 percent increase in prevalence nationally: to 1 in 59 children, from 1 in 68 two years previous. 

However, prevalence ...

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THERAPIES AND TREATMENTS FOR AUTISM

Posted by dr.salvigodorov@yahoo.com on April 26, 2016 at 11:55 PM


"What do I do next?" This is a question that has undoubtedly been asked by every parent of a child with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In many cases, it comes after the "What is autism?" and "How did it happen?" Unfortunately, just as with the first two questions, the answer isn't very satisfying. Although many treatments and therapies are proposed to help, few have been studied enough to know whether they really do (or don't) work, and for which children. This reality is frus...

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