Community Report on Autism

Community Report from the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network

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A Snapshot of Autism Spectrum Disorder among 8-year-old Children in Multiple Communities across the United States in 2014. Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), United States Department of Health and Human Services

This community report summarizes the main findings from the following published report:

Baio J, Wiggins L, Christensen DL, et al. Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder Among Children Aged 8 Years — Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, 11 Sites, United States, 2014. MMWR Surveill Summ 2018, 67 (No. SS-6): 1-23.

To read the full scientific report, please go to www.cdc.gov/mmwr

To read more about autism spectrum disorder, please visit CDC’s Autism Homepage at www.cdc.gov/autism

The findings and conclusions in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.