Preliminary research has found a delay in autism diagnosis for minority children. On average, the developmental disability is diagnosed by the time a child is four years old, but autism expert David Mandell at the University of Pennsylvania says minority children are being diagnosed as much as a year and a half later than White children.

Socioeconomics, less education about the condition, and access to healthcare are being cited as key problems.

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