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Autism Speaks lights up in blue for Autism Awareness Day

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

The group Autism Speaks is lighting up the Fifth Third building in blue in support of Autism Awareness Day on Monday.

New statistics show the number of new autism cases is up from 1 in 110 two years ago to 1 in 88 this year. To symbolize this growth, the group released 88 blue balloons.

Another study found more children are being diagnosed early with 18 percent of cases being discovered by age 3.

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