Interesting. From Disability Scoop (please note they show a POSITIVE depiction of a kid with autism rather than a child cowering in the corner, hands over his face. Kudos.):
With autism numbers rising every few years, some researchers in the field are sharply questioning the reliability of the government statistics.
An editorial published this month in the journal Autism is taking the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to task for the methods they use to assess prevalence of the developmental disorder. Read more.