Autism More Common Than Thought

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A new government study published in the journal Pediatrics indicates that one in every 91 American children is affected by autism instead of the previously estimated number of one in 150. What do you think?

"Wow, that means there is one child with autism at all times in Chuck E. Cheese."

Wendy Roeder • Knurling-Machine Operator

"Back in the day, we didn't go over-diagnosing every kid with a problem. We just excluded them."

Stan Benzinger • Mold Cleaner


"My autistic kids are the coolest, though, because they don't interrupt me when I'm on the phone."

Gordon Pirnia • Winch Operator