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Last updated: 27th February 2014
These pages contain some facts and statistics about autism, including those featured in our current 'Myths and Facts' campaign.
Some major facts and statistics about autism, including Asperger syndrome.
Common myths and facts about autism, posted daily on Twitter as part of our campaign to raise awareness in the lead up to World Autism Awareness Day on 2 April 2013.
It is estimated that around 700,000 people may have autism - or more than 1 in 100 in the population. Read more here about developments in the identification and mapping of autism since Kanner first identified the condition in 1943.
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