New Government Report Suggests 1 In 40 Kids Ha…

New Government Report Suggests 1 In 40 Kids Have Autism:

Researchers estimate 1.5 million American children ages 3 to 17 have been diagnosed with the developmental disorder, for a prevalence rate of 2.5 percent. The figures published online Monday in the journal Pediatrics come from data collected through the 2016 National Survey of Children’s Health, a government survey of parents of more than 50,000 children across the country.