What is autism?
Autism is a lifelong, neurological disability, characterized by a myriad of deficits in communication skills, adaptive functioning, executive functioning, cognitive functioning, and/or social skills.
Autism pervasiveness rises to 1 in 68
Over 1 million children are directly affected by autism. Based on a recent study, the annual cost of autism in the United States is a staggering $126 billion. These numbers have more than tripled the cost analysis from six years ago. This is almost double since the CDC began tracking these numbers.