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Is the rate of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) increasing?

The rate of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is increasing, although scientists aren't sure why. It could be because doctors are better at recognizing autism than they used to be.

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What Are Some Common Myths About Autism?
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