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RE: CNN Breaking News

From: Katie Haritos-Shea GMAIL <ryladog@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:30:17 -0400
To: "'Richard Schwerdtfeger'" <schwer@us.ibm.com>, "'public-cognitive-a11y-tf'" <public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org>
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Thanks Rich,

 

It really makes me wonder how much this has something to do with
environmental factors....I know diagnosis/recognition is one ingredient for
the increase..but really..

 

 

 

* katie *

 

Katie Haritos-Shea 
Senior Accessibility SME (WCAG/Section 508/ADA)

 

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From: Richard Schwerdtfeger [mailto:schwer@us.ibm.com] 
Sent: Thursday, March 27, 2014 1:26 PM
To: public-cognitive-a11y-tf
Subject: Fw: CNN Breaking News

 

I received this today. 


Rich Schwerdtfeger
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Date: 03/27/2014 12:12 PM
Subject: CNN Breaking News

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An estimated 1 in 68 children has an autism spectrum disorder, the Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention said today, a 30% increase over its 2012
estimate of 1 in 88 children.

The rate works out to 14.7 children per 1,000 8-year-olds, the CDC said. The
data shows that autism spectrum disorders are nearly five times more common
in boys than girls, and more common in white children compared to
African-American or Hispanic children.

The number of children identified as having an autism spectrum disorder
ranged from 1 in 175 children in Alabama to 1 in 45 children in New Jersey.

Researchers reviewed records from community organizations that educate,
diagnose, treat or provide services to children with developmental
disabilities to arrive at the new estimate.

For complete coverage of breaking news, go to CNN TV, CNN.com and CNN
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