Cambridgeshire Study Confirms 1 Per Cent Prevalence Of Autism

Autism 1 Percent

Autism 1 Percent

From Medical News Today, A new study has confirmed that 1 per cent of children aged between 5- and 9-years-old have an existing diagnosis on the autistic spectrum. The research, published in the June issue of the British Journal of Psychiatry, was carried out by the Autism Research Centre at Cambridge University. The research team, led by Professor Simon Baron-Cohen, used three different methods to estimate the prevalence of autism-spectrum conditions (including previously undiagnosed cases) in Cambridgeshire.

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