Knapp, Martin (2012) Preliminary research suggests that the overall UK cost of autism is about £34 billion each year. There needs to be a further evaluation of the economic case for early intervention. British Politics and Policy at LSE (16 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.
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New research by Martin Knapp and colleagues estimates the average lifetime cost of someone with autism, as well as the total economic impact nationally in a single year. Their tentative research results indicates the costs for the UK and the next phase will look to see if there is an economic case for early intervention.
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