Thursday, September 24, 2009

Battling New Jersey's Autism Epidemic

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, New Jersey has the highest autism rate in the nation. With one in 94 children (one in 60 boys) born in the state being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), parents have much more to worry about in the way of their children's security, health and happiness.
According to Autism New Jersey in Ewing Township, isolation stemming from the disorder itself is a fact of life for many who have ASD, but isolation in the form of a lack of available services for them and their families and friends desperately trying to help is unnecessary.

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