In 2001, newborn screening of Hmong babies had an alarming number of positive results for an enzyme deficiency called MBADD.
El CDC Publicó Nuevos Números de la Prevalencia de Autismo
English Por, Emily Leclerc, Escritora Científica, Waisman Center El reporte comunitario en autismo de los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC, en inglés) reveló que la prevalencia de autismo en niños …
CDC releases new numbers on autism spectrum disorder prevalence
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recently released 2021 Community Report on Autism found that the prevalence of autism among eight-year-old children is continuing to increase.
How to help low-income children with autism
Speaking with Spectrum News, Waisman Center investigator Maureen Durkin describes the connections between autism prevalence numbers, socioeconomic status and race, and what the connections means for research. To read the full video, visit the Spectrum …
New CDC report finds increasing prevalence of autism in school-age children
An estimated 1 in 59 school-aged children have been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The latest estimate is higher than the prevalence in the CDC’s 2016 report (1 in 68 children).
Study led by Waisman investigator Maureen Durkin selected as one of the top advances in autism research in 2017
A multi-institution study of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) led by Maureen Durkin, at the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Waisman Center, has been selected as one of the top advances in 2017 ASD research by the federal …
Moving forward in the search for genetic clues to understand autism
There’s a saying in the autism community: If you have met one person with autism, you have met one person with autism. That’s because “as the name implies, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) exists on a …
Autism prevalence increasing in Wisconsin, says latest CDC report
An estimated 1 in 68 school-aged children have been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to a CDC report published last week.
Stanley and Durkin: The cost of autism care
Maria Stanley, MD, Waisman Center Clinics Medical Director and clinical associate professor of pediatrics and Maureen Durkin, PhD, DrPH, a Waisman Center investigator and professor of population health sciences and pediatrics, were featured on Wisconsin Public Radio’s The Joy Cardin Show on June 12 to discuss the cost of supporting an individual with autism throughout the lifespan.
Autism rates now 1 in 68 U.S. children
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 1 in 68 children (or 14.7 per 1,000 eight-year-olds) in multiple communities in the United States has been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This …