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What are the chances of completely normal parents having an autistic child?
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In brief: 1 in 88
The new numbers just released give the chances of anyone having an autistic child as one in 88.

In brief: 1 in 88
The new numbers just released give the chances of anyone having an autistic child as one in 88.
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
In brief: 1:50?
May be as high as 1 in 50 based upon current data and definig autism as a broad spectrum of behavior.

In brief: 1:50?
May be as high as 1 in 50 based upon current data and definig autism as a broad spectrum of behavior.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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