Posted at: 03/20/2013 7:32 AM
Health Officials: 1 in 50 School Kids has Autism
NEW YORK (AP) - A government survey of parents finds 1 in 50 U.S. schoolchildren has autism, surpassing another federal estimate for the disorder.
Experts say the increase could be attributed to doctors diagnosing autism more frequently, especially in children with milder problems.
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