Autism Facts:
• 10x more likely to occur than in 1980s, 1 in 68 children
in the USA suffer from some form of Autism (3/27/14),
making it more common than cancer, diabetes and AIDS
• Strikes boys 3-4x more than girls
• Appears to occur in clusters
• In NJ: 1 in 49 children, 1 in 27 boys

(R. Merkel-Walsh, Solving the Puzzle
of Autism)