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Mental Health Issues Affect 3 In 4 Kids With Autism

[Source: Disability Scoop]

That’s according to a study published recently in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. The findings are based on interviews with 42,283 caregivers of children ages 3 to 17 years across the country that were done as part of the 2016 National Survey of Children’s Health.

Researchers compared the prevalence of mental health conditions in those with autism, intellectual disabilities and other chronic conditions. Children with autism were far more likely than any of the other groups to struggle with mental health

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