BENEFITING: AUTISM SPEAKS
EVENT DATE: Apr 21, 2012
10th Annual Los Angeles
Walk Now for Autism Speaks
Saturday, April 21, 2012
"Can you imagine hearing the words "your child has autism"? In a split second, life - as you know it - has changed. For a different family every 20 minutes, tomorrow will never be the same."
Autism and ASD are general terms for complex disorders of brain development causing difficulties in social interaction, verbal & nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors.
-1 in 110 children are now affected by Autism.
-More children will be diagnosed with Autism this year than with Aids, diabetes and cancer combined.
-Boys are four times more likely than girls to have Autism.
There is no medical detection or cure for Autism.
For more information: http://www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism
To donate to my direct Walk Now for Autism Speaks page: http://www.walknowforautismspeaks.org/faf/donorReg/donorPledge.asp?ievent=993444&lis=1&kntae993444=5728025BD619466090D4EA80841C632B&supId=349942296