A study out of Scotland found that individuals with co-occurring intellectual disabilities and autism were twice as likely to have long-term health conditions compared to people who did not have the two co-occurring developmental disorders. Individuals with co-occurring conditions were 157.5 times more likely to have a physical disability, 130.8 times more likely to have a mental health condition, 65.9 times more likely to have visual impairment, and 22.0 times more likely to have hearing impairment. Additional findings include: Across all age groups, blindness, deafness, and physical disability were more . . .
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