Nevada Health (March 27, 2017): Dr. Julie Beasley- Autism

When Dr. Julie Beasley began working with autistic children, about 1 in 10,000 kids had the disorder. Today, that number has skyrocketed to about 1 in 68. The developmental disability often holds back a person’s ability to communicate and interact with others, and find a job after leaving public education. Dr. Beasley, who runs the UNLV Medicine Ackerman Autism Center, joins us to reveal why the rise of autism is so troubling.


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