Carnegie Mellon University
April 01, 2015

Autism: Making Progress

Autism: Making Progress Autism: Making Progress

According to a 2014 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report, autism — a complex developmental disease — will affect one out of every 68 children born in the United States. The lifetime cost to care for a child with autism is estimated to be as great as $2.4 million.

But, while no single cause or cure has yet to be found, there is optimism as researchers — including several at Carnegie Mellon University — are making significant progress with groundbreaking discoveries that are being highlighted this April during National Autism Awareness Month.

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