Autism Awareness

Thursday, April 3rd, 2008
This post was written by Melanie Matthews

With yesterday being Autism World Awareness Day, this week’s Disease Management Update looks at the brain development disorder of autism. This disorder remains very much a mystery to many healthcare providers and patients, but its prevalence is growing. One in 150 individuals is diagnosed with autism each year, making it more common than pediatric cancer, diabetes and AIDS combined.

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