On April 26, 2018 the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) updated the incidence rate of autism among eight year olds in the United States. This updated report occurs every two years. The incidence rate released in April 2016 showed that 1 out of 68 children were living with an autism diagnosis. Today’s incidence rate show the rate has increased to 1 out of 59 eight year olds.
The Autism Society is committed to helping the 1 in the 59 through community, support, education, advocacy, and information & referral. The Autism Society works to create communities where each person with autism is valued, respected and provided the opportunity to maximize their quality of life each and every day. Click here to find a local affiliate in Wisconsin.