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Don't Forget April 2nd: World Autism Awareness Day

 By Kirsteen McLay-Knopp

One in 68 of our world’s children is diagnosed as being on the Autism Spectrum: as having “ASD”, Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Autism occurs across all racial and ethnic groups and is almost five times more common among boys (1 in 42) as it is among girls (1 in 89).   1,239 more words

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kirsteenelaine reblogged this on The Forever Years and commented:

In light of World Autism Awareness Day, April 2nd, "The Forever Years" felt this was an important article to share.