The New Hampshire Council on
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Putting the Pieces Together in the Granite State
The Bureau of Developmental Services has released the third in a series of reports summarizing data collected by the NH Registry for ASD. Key findings include:
- Of the 107 diagnoses reported between June 30, 2010 and July 1, 2011, 64% were identified as Autistic Disorder; 14% were identified as Asperger Syndrome; and 22% were identified as PDD-NOS.
- One third of new ASD diagnoses are being made for children under the age of three, and the majority of diagnoses (83%) were made in elementary school age children under the age of nine.
The full report and previously published summaries, are linked here:
To learn more about the Registry please click on the link below.
The incidence of ASD in New Hampshire is 8.6/1000, slightly below the national rate of 9/1000, according to the NH Registry for ASD.
For questions regarding this site, please contact: Amy Frechette, Web Site Manager
In Memory of Dr. Teresa Bolick, who sadly passed away on January 1st, 2017. The council will miss her and all her fantastic advocacy work for those who live with autism. The council sends out our deepest sympathies to her family and loved ones.
For Dr. Teresa Bolick's Obituary from the Boston Globe