Part B - The Parents & The Children

4. The UK Families Taking Legal Action

5. The Parents Have Seen What They’ve Seen

6. The Financial Costs - Autism Is Costing Billions

Quite apart from the immense social costs of autism, there are the huge financial costs. Autism effects every UK taxpayer. The costs comprise:

In June 2000 a study for the Mental Health Foundation found that the annual costs of autistic disorder in the UK were at least 1 billion, and that individual lifetime costs per child affected could run to 2.94 million.

Part C - UK Autism Numbers

MMR and Late-Onset Autism -(Autistic Enterocolitis) - A Briefing Note by David Thrower