Skip to main content

Tag: prevalence

August 2013
Opinion

Service disconnect

by  /  9 August 2013

Latino children with autism are diagnosed an average of a year later than their white peers and receive fewer services, reports the June issue of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

0 Comments
News

Multinational resource compiles autism risk factors

by  /  5 August 2013

A new database pools health registry data from seven countries, dramatically boosting sample sizes for epidemiological studies of autism.

4 Comments
July 2013
Opinion

Icelandic inquiry

by  /  30 July 2013

Iceland’s autism prevalence of 1.2 percent is on par with that of other countries, according to a study published 20 June in BMJ Open.

0 Comments
Opinion / Viewpoint

A global vision for autism with community solutions

by  /  16 July 2013

A global approach to understanding autism that respects the uniqueness of different communities is not a choice, but a necessity, says Mayada Elsabbagh.

0 Comments
Opinion

Prevalence perturbed

by  /  12 July 2013

Autism prevalence in three regions of eastern Canada rose by as much as 15 percent in less than a decade, but only part of that increase may be genuine, according to a report published 16 June in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

5 Comments
June 2013
Opinion

Can open-source tests balance autism prevalence maps?

by  /  24 June 2013

Discrepancies in global wealth create hurdles for autism diagnosis, treatments and cross-cultural research. How can open-access tools fix the problem?

1 Comment
News

Researchers call for open access to autism diagnostic tools

by  /  24 June 2013

Few studies of autism prevalence have been conducted in low- and middle-income countries. Freely available screening and diagnostic tools could help address this disparity.

5 Comments
Opinion

Comparing prevalence

by  /  11 June 2013

Cultural factors may explain why attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is diagnosed less frequently in the U.K. than in the U.S., and autism more frequently, suggests a study published 30 May in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

0 Comments
April 2013
Opinion / Viewpoint

Inflated prevalence?

by  /  12 April 2013

A parent phone survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to assess autism rates may have overestimated the prevalence of the disorder in the U.S., says Craig Newschaffer.

1 Comment
Opinion / Viewpoint

Japanese spectrum

by  /  9 April 2013

Researchers studying autism prevalence should take into account the continuous nature of autism symptoms in the general population, says John Constantino.

1 Comment