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Resource: Autism Awareness Month – October

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URL: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/publications/diseases-conditions/autism-spectrum-disorder-children-youth-canada-2018.html

October is Autism Awareness Month, providing an opportunity for Canadians to learn more about this condition and about how we can support people living with autism, their families and their caregivers. It is estimated that 1 in 66 children and youth has been diagnosed with autism in Canada, yet Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a condition that remains misunderstood by many people.
This year, Public Health Agency of Canada, in collaboration with provincial and territorial partners, we released the report Autism Spectrum Disorder among Children and Youth in Canada 2018.

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