Autism Spectrum Disorder is more common than you think: according to latest statistics from CDC (Centers for Disease Prevention), 1 in 59 children – 1:37 for boys, and 1:51 for girls – are diagnosed with ASD. In 2011-12, it was pegged at 1:50, which was double the figure of 2006-11. A worrying increase, indeed.
ASD comprises not just Autism, but also Asperger’s Syndrome, Rett’s Disorder and Pervasive Developmental Disorder. This infographic is a concise guide on ASD: What are the symptoms? What are the warning signals to watch for in infant and early childhood? What are the treatments and therapies?
What Is Autism?
Infographic by – GME Inc