Rising Awareness May Explain Spike in Autism Diagnoses | Organization for Autism Research

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A 16-year study that was recently published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders reviews trends in autism diagnoses from 1995-2010.  The authors cite a large increases in the overall diagnosis rate and point to interesting variations based on gender, age, and other factors.  Read the full story from Newswise and for more information about the process of assessment and diagnosis, please refer to OAR’s resource guide, Life Journey through Autism: A Parent’s Guide to Assessment.

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