Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

The figure is a photograph of the CDC Emergency Operations Center with text about the latest reports from MMWR on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Surveillance Summaries


March 27, 2020
Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder Among Children Aged 8 Years — Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, 11 Sites, United States, 2016
Report findings indicate that there continue to be many children living with autism who need services and support, now and as they grow into adolescence and adulthood. Screening and awareness continue to identify children who will benefit from services.

The figure is an infographic stating that 1 in 54 8-year-old children were identified with autism based on data collected in 2016.
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