Autism rate increases by 30 percent, CDC reports

Child holds up board as a reminder of World Autism Awareness Day (April 2, 2014).

Child holds up board as a reminder of World Autism Awareness Day (April 2, 2014).

 

 

 

 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that autism rates have increased by 30 percent, and 1 in 68 children had an autism spectrum disorder in 2010. The numbers have surged since the 2012 report, which released statistics for 2008 at 1 in 88 children.

Click here to read about the rise in US autism rates.

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