Mireya Salazar lays on the floor after school on Thursday, March 17, 2011 in her home in Denver. Mireya was diagnosed with autism, a confounding neurological disorder that affects an estimated one in ... more 
Mireya Salazar lays on the floor after school on Thursday, March 17, 2011 in her home in Denver. Mireya was diagnosed with autism, a confounding neurological disorder that affects an estimated one in 110 U.S. children. The national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls it a public health emergency. Her therapists say she is too young to be placed precisely on the spectrum of autism disorders, a range of conditions distinguished by repetitive behaviors and difficulty communicating and connecting with others. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By The Denver Post, AAron Ontiveroz
Sat, Apr 30, 2011 5:12 PM EDT