Autism Diagnoses Rise Among U.S. Children, CDC Finds

Mar 20, 2013 Full story:

About 2 percent of American school children were diagnosed with autism disorders in 2011 and 2012, a 72 percent increase from the previous five years, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .

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#1 Mar 20, 2013
The study references 'school aged children', meaning they're gaining statistics based on primary disabilities listed on IEP's. It even goes further, "The parents’ reports of diagnoses weren’t substantiated through clinical evaluation or medical records, the authors wrote." An educational diagnosis is not the same as a medical diagnosis, nor is each states criteria the same.

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#2 Mar 20, 2013
Autism is a sensitive issue, one has to carefully examine all aspect before they arrive at a conclusion about the rise of autism among children.
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#3 Mar 20, 2013
More vaccines, more autism. The numbers don't lie.
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#4 Apr 14, 2013
While CDC protects and promotes vaccines.

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