A geographic heat-map which uses data from an online database called GapMap indicates autism 'diagnostic desert' regions in the United States. Data from GapMap is displayed on a map that actively indicates locations of autism therapy clinics, autism educational supports, and autism diagnostic centers: a lack of resources in a region is seen as a 'diagnostic desert' for autism. While the data indicates that those with autism in the U.S. live an average of 11 miles from the nearest resource, the data also demonstrates that the supply of autism diagnostic and treatment resources are not evenly distributed within . . .