According to the CDC, there are several costs associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder. These may include the following:
- It is estimated that caring for a child with ASD can cost $17,000 more per year than caring for a child without ASD.
- Children with ASD have medical expenses that are $4,110-$6,200 more per year than children without ASD.
- Behavioral interventions and therapies for children with ASD, in addition to medical expenses, are estimated to cost around $40,000-$60,000 per year.
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