What is the average lifespan of an autistic person?

Unlike certain disabilities that are linked with a shortened lifespan, the average lifespan of an autistic person is the same as that of non-disabled people. Someone on the higher end of the Autistic Disorder Spectrum might have additional concerns such as Fragile X, epilepsy, digestive disorders, allergies or OCD, which could impact the person’s lifespan.

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