Podcast: The CDC speaks on prevalence, and we listen

On this week’s podcast, we conduct an interview with Michelle Hughes, PhD, epidemiologist with the CDC, who answers all of our questions about how many people have autism, how they are counted, what has changed since the last count and why the CDC are counting more kids than they were 10 years ago.

You can read more about her here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michellemergler/

Here is a link to the 8 year old counting study: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36952288/

Here is the follow up to when they turned 16: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36849336/



Dr. Alycia Halladay