The numbers vary from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) site which reports 1 out of 68 people have autustism spectrum disorder (ASD). A non-profit organization, Autism Speaks pointed out the latest survey conducted with parents indicating the number of people with ASD could be closer to 1 out of 45 people. By not designing for autism, along with other human conditions, you will fail to be 100 percent accessible.
As with the other terrific infographics I discovered courtesy of Home Office Digital based in the UK, I am posting this here with a link to their GitHub files in case you want to download your own copies.
To be honest with you, I have no clue at this moment about autism. I hope to learn more as my network continues to grow. In the meantime, if you are autistic, please feel welcomed to leave a comment to help my audience and myself learn more about designing the best user experience for you here.
This page was last updated on July 6, 2016.