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Facts and Figures

  • Severe autism occurs in around 4 per 1000 of the population
  • Overall about 1 in every 100 children has an Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC)
  • At least half of children with ASC are in mainstream school and many are able to become independent adults
  • ASC will last throughout your child’s life. The pattern of needs will change but it is a lifelong condition.
  • Around 700,000 people in the UK are on the autism spectrum.