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DID YOU KNOW????

* 1 in 110 children is diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder

* 1 in 70 boys is on the Autism Spectrum

* Autism prevalence rose 57% between 2002 and 2006

* More children will be diagnosed with autism this year than with AIDS, diabetes, and cancer combined!

PREVALENCE VS. PRIVATE FUNDING

Leukemia
Affects 1 in 1,200 / Funding $277 million

Muscular Dystrophy
Affects 1 in 100,000 / Funding $162 million

AIDS
Affects 1 in 300 / Funding $394 million

Juvenile Diabetes
Affects 1 in 500 / Funding $156 million

Autism
Affects 1 in 110 / Funding $79 million

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