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Study Seeks Accurate Count of Child Autism

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Study Seeks Accurate Count of Child Autism

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Study Seeks Accurate Count of Child Autism

Study Seeks Accurate Count of Child Autism

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In recent years, cases of autism have increased sharply among U.S. children. Experts are unsure whether autism has become more common or just more likely to be recognized. In West Virginia, a federally funded project seeks to get the first accurate count of children with autism. Hear NPR's Jon Hamilton.