Infographic: The Numbers Behind the Autism “Tsunami”

Monday, April 15th, 2013
This post was written by Melanie Matthews

About 1 in 50 children in the United States now have autism, making it the country’s fastest-growing serious developmental disability, according to a new Centers for Disease Control study from March 2013.

While health insurance coverage for autism varies by state, treatment costs for families and society at large is expensive.
A new infographic details the cost implications and an overview of state health insurance coverage for autism.

The Numbers Behind the Autism Tsunami

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