Slide Information on Autism Prevelance and more. Approximately 50,000 teens with autism age out of the school system annually.
-Autism Speaks, 2018
SPOTLIGHT

Autism Prevalence:

1:59 children are diagnosed with autism

1:37 boys are diagnosed with autism

1:151 girls are diagnosed with autism

Boys are 4 times more likely than girls to be diagnosed with autism.

-CDC, 2014

 

Autism Co-Morbidities:

30-61% – ADHD

50% – Chronic sleep problems

11-40% – Anxiety

26% adults—Depression

8x more likely to have a chronic gastrointestinal disorder

1:3—Epilepsy

4-35% – Schizophrenia

-Autism Speaks, 2017

 

Autism and IQ:

44% – Average to Above Average

25% – Borderline

31% – Intellectual Disability

-ADDM Network, 2016