Autism Awareness

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Did you know…

  • Autism now affects 1 in 68 children and 1 in 42 boys
  • Autism prevalence figures are growing
  • Autism is the fastest-growing serious developmental disability in the U.S.
  • Autism costs a family $60,000 a year on average
  • Boys are nearly five times more likely than girls to have Autism
  • There is no medical detection or cure for Autism

National Institutes of Health Funds Allocation (NIH)

Total 2012 NIH budget: $30.86 billion

Of this, only $169 million goes directly to Autism research.
This represents 0.55% of total NIH funding.

Watch our videos to learn more about early signs of Autism…