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Reach For The Stars with this pediatric therapy and autism services blog by the national early intervention company Achieve Beyond serving CA, CT, FL, MD, NJ, NY and VA continuing to expand. This blog features stories about special needs children, professional therapists and editorials for special needs parents.

10 Facts About Autism

Achieve Beyond serves children on the autistic spectrum nationwide on a daily basis. We believe that the staggering facts about Autism resonate with all that read them. We have compiled some facts from excellent Autism Resource websites such as Autism Speaks, Autism Society and Dosomething.org to share with you.

We hope these facts inspire you help raise Autism awareness and please feel free to share more with us in the comment section below or
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    1. 
Autism now affects 1 in 88 children and 1 in 54 boys.
    2.  Autism prevalence figures are growing.
    3.  Autism is the fastest-growing serious developmental disability in the U.S
    4.  Autism costs a family $60,000 a year on average.
    5.  Autism receives less than 5% of the research funding of many less prevalent childhood diseases.
    6.  Boys are nearly five times more likely than girls to have Autism.
    7.   There is no medical detection or cure for Autism.
    8.   Only 56% of students with Autism finish high school.   
    9.   1 percent of the population of children in the U.S. ages 3-17 have an autism spectrum disorder.
  10.   Children who have a sibling or parent with an ASD are at a higher risk for also having an ASD.

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Comments

Guest - Emily on Tuesday, 27 May 2014 12:53

I've seen these facts before I'd love to know more interesting facts then the same ones over and over again! Can someone please tell me more? I am doing a project on autism and need more facts and information!

I've seen these facts before I'd love to know more interesting facts then the same ones over and over again! Can someone please tell me more? I am doing a project on autism and need more facts and information!
Guest - Lillie-Ann on Thursday, 12 June 2014 17:31

I wish that there was a cure!!!

I wish that there was a cure!!!:(
Guest - N on Thursday, 07 April 2016 13:57

it was useful

it was useful :)
Guest - gage parks on Thursday, 07 April 2016 15:16

someone in my family has autism

someone in my family has autism
Guest - charlotte on Monday, 18 April 2016 14:56

As i am doing a project on autism i need quite a lot of facts and i have saw some of these facts elsewhere but some were still very useful

As i am doing a project on autism i need quite a lot of facts and i have saw some of these facts elsewhere but some were still very useful :)
Guest - amari on Monday, 18 April 2016 18:03

i know two people with it

i know two people with it
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