Autism Rate Rising Faster Among Some Children, Study Finds
[Source: Disability Scoop]
New research suggests that the prevalence of autism is on the rise and it’s growing at a significantly faster clip among certain groups of kids.
Between 2007 and 2013, autism rates increased 73 percent among Hispanics and 44 percent among black children ages 3 to 5. At the same time, prevalence rose 25 percent for whites in that age bracket.
The findings come from a study published this month in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.
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