Autism Spectrum Disorders include autism, Asperger’s disorder, and pervasive developmental disorders, as reported by parents.4
Child Trends. (2018). Autism spectrum disorders. Retrieved from https://www.childtrends.org/indicators/autism-spectrum-disorders.
1. Baio, J., Wiggins, L., Christensen, D. L., Maenner, M. J., Daniels, J., et al. (2018). Prevalence of autism spectrum disorder among children aged 8 years — Autism and developmental disabilities monitoring network, 11 Sites, United States, 2014. MMWR Surveillance Summaries, 67(6). Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/67/ss/pdfs/ss6706a1-H.pdf.
3. Hispanic children may be of any race. Estimates for white and black children do not include Hispanic children.
4. Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative, Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health. (2018). National Survey of Children’s Health interactive data query [Data tool]. Retrieved from www.childhealthdata.org.