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The earlier the disorder is diagnosed, the sooner the child can be helped through treatment interventions.
(Click Autism Spectrum Disorder Treatment for a detailed description of the different treatments.)

Statistics for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Prevalence estimates range from 2 to 6 per 1,000 children. This wide range of prevalence points to a need for earlier and more accurate ASD screening.
(To learn more, click Autism Spectrum Disorder Statistics.)
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