The Prevalence of Autism

Dr. Melissa Stöppler, Editor of MedicineNet.com discusses the prevalence of autism in today's society.

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Dr. Melissa Stöppler: "Autism spectrum disorder is the second most common serious developmental disability in the US, following mental retardation and intellectual impairment. Still autism spectrum disorders are not as common as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or speech and language impairments...."

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