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New Facebook Page about Autism over 60!
Are you someone with autism over the age of 60? Are you married to or living with someone on the autism spectrum who is over 60? Share dilemmas, learn solutions on our new Facebook page.
Autism Prevalence Rates Increase According to CDC, Autism Society Responds
Bethesda, MD - Today, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announce new autism prevalence rates. According to the CDC report, the prevalence rate for autism is now 1 in 68, which is an increase of over 30% from the 2008 CDC report.
Possible autism link to flu in pregnant moms.
The newest research study on autism out of Denmark indicates double the risk of giving birth to a child with autism if the mother had the flu during pregnancy. The study by researchers in Denmark and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention looked at nearly 97,000 children ages 8 to 14.
For more information on this study, contact the Centers for Disease control: www.cdc.gov.