Facts about Autism
Diagnoses of autism have skyrocketed. Ten years ago, autism’s estimated prevalence was 1 in 166. Today it’s 1 in 68 – an increase of more than 100% in one decade.
Most adults with autism (84%) remain living with their parents.
Nearly half of 25-year-olds with autism have never held a paying job. Our partner Spectrum Design is a non-profit dedicated to supporting and employing young adults with autism.
Each year, an estimated 50,000 teens with autism outgrow school-based autism services. .