Autism Awareness Month

Updated: Nov 6

Student Council Brings the Facts!




  • Autism affects 1 in 68 childern according to a 2014 report by the U.S. Dept. of Disease Control.

  • Autism is the fastest-growng develpmental disability in the United States.

  • Autism cost a family $60,000 a year

  • Autism research receives less than 5% of the funding of many less prevelant childhood disabilties.

  • Boys are nealry 5 times as likley (1 in 42) than girls (1 in 189) to have Autism.

  • There is no medical dectection or or cure of Autism.


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