Children and adolescents (ages six to 17) with autism are just under twice as likely (15.6%) to report experiencing pain than those without autism (8.8%). After adjusting for age, sex, race, and household poverty status, children with autism were 2.19 times more likely to report experiencing pain compared to those without autism. Additional findings for children and adolescents with autism include: Those with at least one developmental co-morbidity reported pain at more than twice the rate of those without autism (19.9%). Developmental co-morbidities include cerebral palsy, epilepsy or seizure disorder, and intellectual . . .