Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceSpecial Education · 8 months ago

Why does America have the highest rates of autism?

Ten years before we have 1 for every 150 children being autistic, now it's close to 1 out of 50. What is causing such an epidemic in autism?

3 Answers

  • 8 months ago
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    America has the highest rate of autism diagnosis. The number of actual cases is unknown.

  • 8 months ago

    no one knows yet, could just be better diagnosis and awareness, could be some over diagnosis

  • Updated definitions for what constitutes as being on the spectrum and increased awareness.

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