On November 30, 2017, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) released this report on the estimated prevalence of children with diagnosed developmental disabilities in the United States from 2014-2016. Some key findings include: During 2014–2016, the prevalence of children aged 3–17 years who had ever been diagnosed with a developmental disability increased from 5.76% to 6.99%. The prevalence of autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, other developmental delay, and any developmental disability was higher among boys compared with girls. The prevalence of any developmental disability was lower among Hispanic . . .
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