Autism Doesn't Discriminate, But Its Diagnosis Might
A lack of understanding might be keeping black and Latino kids with ASD from getting an accurate diagnosis.By Samantha Crook | April 12, 2016
"Autism doesn’t discriminate. ... It's not selective on who it picks," Camille Proctor said.
Black and Latino children are less likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder than white children, even though research suggests they have the same risk of developing ASD as white children.
Because of this, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says this likely delays services for nonwhite children with ASD.