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Nearly 1 in 68 children have been identified and diagnosed with being on the Autism Spectrum Disorder scale

Autism Spectrum Disorder is five times more prevalent in boys than girls

Nearly 1 in 6 children in the United States were diagnosed with a developmental disability from 2006-2008

Over the past 12 years:

Diagnosis of developmental disabilities has increased approximately 17%

Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder has increased 289.5%

Diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder has increased approximately 33%

Source: CDC&P and 2010 US Census Data

Nearly 1 in 5 people in the United States have a disability, that is 19% or approximately 56.7 million people in 2010

Of those people, 41% of those aged 21 to 64 with any disability were employed

9.4 million Americans had difficulty with at least one activity of daily living including getting around the house, bathing, dressing, or feeding themselves

Approximately 2.4 million Americans had some form of Alzheimer's disease, dementia, or senility.

Source: CDC&P and 2010 US Census Data

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