Treatment for autism is an increasingly important pursuit, as the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates:
- 1 in 59 children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) [Read article]
- Autism occurs in all racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups. [Read article]
- Studies in Asia, Europe, and North America have identified ASD to have a prevalence rate of between 1% and 2%. [Data table]
With autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affecting between 1-2% of the population, the condition is becoming of increasing importance and a treatment for autism is becoming a highly sought-after medical breakthrough.