Autism Rates High In New Jersey – Early Diagnosis Key To Treatment
One in 68 kids is diagnosed with autism in our country, but it affects one in 45 kids in New Jersey. Boys are five times more likely than in girls to have autism and it is likely that there is at least one autistic boy in on every classroom in New Jersey. Robin Stoloff explains how her daughter has a high functioning form of autism, known as Asperger's, and how early diagnosis is making a difference in her treatment. During her Sunday morning program, Living Well, Robin talks with Dr. Jill Harris, Coordinator of Autism Services for Children's Specialized Hospital. Catch the program every Sunday morning from 9-11am on Lite Rock 96.9.