COPPERAS COVE -- Autism is a condition that effects 1 in every 68 children in the U.S.

“When I started working at Baylor in 2012, the rate (of autism) according to the CDC was 1 in 150,” said Kristen Padilla-Mainor, who is the director of the Baylor Center for Developmental Disabilities. She feels the rate of diagnosis has increased because people know more about autism now then they did just a few years ago.

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