Autism: Key facts and figures

Published On: Apr 01 2012 05:44:28 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 28 2014 08:21:05 AM EDT

One in 68 U.S. children now has some form of autism. Find out more about the disorder.

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While one child with Autism may rarely speak and have difficulty learning how to read and write, another can be so high-functioning he's able to attend classes in a mainstream school.

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