Are Autism Numbers On The Rise?

May 1, 2018

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The CDC estimates that one in 150 8-year-olds in the U.S. has an autism spectrum disorder. Are the numbers on the rise, or is the definition of autism expanding. What, if anything does it mean for parents as they look at their children and wonder about behavior and development?

Tressa Dykstra is a nurse practitioner at Sanford Children's Hospital.