Average Lifetime Cost of Autism Care Pegged at $1.4 Million

Kristina Rhodes of Boyertown may have to reduce her work hours as a therapist because her autistic son, Erik, 10, while academically advanced for his age, isn’t thriving at school. “I basically lost income until he went to kindergarten,” she said. Mandell’s study maintains it is the most comprehensive assessment of costs to date.

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