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Autism: Interesting Facts and Statistics

SOME FACTS - AND STATISTICS ABOUT 1% of the world population has autism spectrum disorder. Prevalence of Autism in the United States is estimated at TIN 68 BIRTHS More than 3.5 MILLION Americans live with an autism spectrum disorder. 1% of the adult population of the United Kingdom has autism spectrum disorder. Autism is the fastest growing developmental disability. Prevalence of autism in U.S. children increased by 119.4%from 2000 (lin 10) to 2010 (1 in 68). 2000 2010 6%. Prevalence has increased 15% by 6-15 % each year Autism services cost U.citizens $236-262 billion annualy. from 2002 to 2010. A majority of costs in the U.S. are in adult services - $175-196 billion, compared to $61-66 billion for children. S175-196 BILLION $175-196 BILLION ou In 10 years, the 10 annual cost will $200-400 billion. Cost of lifelong care can be reduced by 2/3 with early diagnosis and intervention. YEARS The US. cost of autism over the lifespan is about $2.4 million for a person with an intellectual disability, or $1.4 million for a person without intellectual disability. With an intellectual disability Without intellectual disability S1.4 MILLION $2.4 MILLION 35% of young adults (ages 19-23) 35% with autism have not had a job or received postgraduate education after leaving high school. It costs more than $8,60U extra per year to educate a student with autism. The average cost of educating a student is about $12,000. In Feb 2015, only 19.8 % of people with disabilities in the US. were participating in the labor force - working or seeking work. 17.6% 19.8 % Of those, 1.2% were unemployed Which means only 17.6 % of the population with disabilities was employed. 64.4% 68.2% By contrast, 68.2 % of people without disabilities were in the labor force, and 64.4% of the population without disabilities was employed. Resources: ver-patient-s-life.html dults-higher-than-suspected 4ei3t-20120515_1_young-adults-asd-autism-spectrum-disorder UKS Itd HEALTHCARE PRODUCTS 009'8$ 0o0'ZIS deldd !ldddd ------------

Autism: Interesting Facts and Statistics

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In order to give you a better idea of the worldwide scale of autism and how it affects peoples everyday life, we've created an infographic to outline the key facts surrounding autism along with some i...


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