UK Study Shows that Autism Rate May be 1 in 60 Children

The following is from an article that appeared on the Daily Mail Online website:

ar more children have autism than previously thought, a study of British school pupils has found.

Researchers now believe as many as one in 60 children has some form of the condition.

The disturbing findings, which are due to be made public within weeks, mean that up to 216,000 children in the UK could suffer from an autistic condition, although many have not yet been diagnosed.

Read the entire article: One child in 60 ‘suffers from a form of autism’ by Sue Reid

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