Dr. Delores Malaspina

FILE - Therapist and Art teacher Janislaidy Valdez (L) plays the guitar to an autistic child. (Photo credit: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Father’s Advancing Age Linked To Frequency Of Autism

Consider this: the number of men who have children after the age of 40 has increased by more than 30 percent in the last 30 years. And in the last six years the rate of autism has doubled. Now, scientists are saying this is no coincidence.