Updated: Feb 13
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.