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CDC: Autism often comes with other conditions

More than 95% of children with autism have another disorder as well, according to a CDC study in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. Researchers also found that youths with autism had 4.9 of 18 commonly co-occurring conditions, such as congenital or genetic conditions, behavior problems, cognitive issues, regression, and language disorders, on average, with such conditions more likely among 8-year-olds than 4-year-olds.

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