• Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Difference Between Boys and Girls

    2 days ago - By 700 Children's

    Children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders are a growing patient population with 1 in 68 children being diagnosed with ASD. It is observed at a higher rate among boys, with 1 in 42 boys being identified as having ASD. This is a ratio of 1 female for every 4 males diagnosed with autism. As more is known about autism, there is a growing awareness that these gender and sex differences may be more complex than we originally thought.
    What is Autism?
    Diagnosed in early childhood, Autism Spectrum Disorders have lifelong implications for a child's long term adjustment including their...
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