Measuring Local Prevalence for Autism Spectrum Disorder
Posted: September 25, 2014 in General Autism News
A report released today from the School of Public Policy shows that 1711, or one in 94 school-age children in the Calgary region are living with ASD. The study revealed that an average of 140 students with ASD per year will graduate from the school system, and many of these individuals once they turn 18 years of age will encounter a “support cliff” resulting from a less generous support system available for adults.
Read the Laying the Foundation for Policy: Measuring Local Prevalence for Autism Spectrum Disorder report at the University of Calgary website, or download the PDF.