Apr 26, 2023

Autism’s Price Tag Set to Outpace Military Spending: Where Is the Attention?

Autism costs are on pace to reach $1 trillion a year by the mid-2030s, showed Toby Rogers, PhD, in a recent study.

"So just to put this in perspective," he added, "U.S. Defense Department's spending is about $800 billion [a year]. So by all estimates, autism costs in the U.S. will soon exceed U.S. Defense Department costs."

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