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December 1st, 2015
Facts about Autism, Down Syndrome, Sickle Cell Disease, and Diabetes: Autism statistics identifies around 1 in 68 American children as being on the autism spectrum. ASD affects over 2 million individuals in the U.S. and tens of millions worldwide.
Down syndrome remains the most common chromosomal condition diagnosed in the U.S, 1 in every 700 babies born in the U.S. making Down Syndrome the most common genetic condition.
Sickle cell disease affects millions of people throughout the world and is particularly common among those whose ancestors came from sub-Saharan Africa; Spanish-speaking regions in the Western Hemisphere (South America, the Caribbean, and Central America); Saudi Arabia; India; and Mediterranean countries such as Turkey, Greece, and Italy.
The epidemic of diabetes is growing, 25.8 million Americans have diabetes - 8.3 percent of the U.S. population. 7 million do not know they have diabetes.
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Center for Health Services is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Your donation is tax deductible. All proceeds benefit families with Autism, Down Syndrome, Diabetes, Sickle Cell Disease and Anemia. We provide healthcare, education, support, and hope that will change the future for all families with special needs who struggle with social, learning, developmental disabilities, and genetic disorders. Center for Health Services partners with health care facilities, schools, corporations, families, and communities in the Chicagoland area.