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Data & Statistics on Autism Spectrum Disorder


Autism now more common among Black, Hispanic kids in US


For the first time, autism is being diagnosed more frequently in Black and Hispanic children than in white kids in the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.

Spotlight On: Racial and Ethnic Differences in Children Identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)


ADDM reports have consistently noted that more white children are identified with ASD than black or Hispanic children. Previous studies have shown that stigma, lack of access to healthcare services due to non-citizenship or low-income, and non-English primary language are potential barriers to identification of children with ASD especially among Hispanic children.

Autism rates increase, still great disparities in race and gender


The number of children diagnosed with some degree of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) continues to increase, according to new estimates from the (CDC), but the number of children with ASD and intellectual disabilities remains in the minority.

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