3/20/2013 New CDC Autism prevalency rate released for children between 6 and 17 years old. 1 in 50!!!
Please read the below report from Dr. Bob Sears of tacanow.org.
This year our friends over at Autism Spectrum Resource Center (www.asrc-cc.org) are continuing the autism awareness walk that was initially established by Coastal Bend Autism Advocacy (www.CBAA.org). Both groups are out of Corpus Christi, Texas and have done an excellent job in establishing autism awareness in our community. Below is the information that I obtained from the ASRC website about the walk this year. We hope that you will be able to attend the walk, which will be held at Cole Park in Corpus Christi.
It is that time of the year again - the time when many of our families and their friends get together to spread autism awareness throughout the Coastal Bend. This is the seventh Autism Awareness Walk, and we are hoping it will be the largest one yet!
Plans are already underway and families are marking their calendars. It will be held at Cole Park on Saturday April 20th. Registration begins at 10am and the Walk starts at 10:45 with the mayor's send-off.
Although we are bringing the same inspirational spirit as past years, some things will be different. ASRC is planning this year's event, while previous Walks were developed and organized by Coastal Bend Autism Advocacy (CBAA). We thank CBAA for starting this important tradition and are honored to help it continue.
2013 Tshirt designIn addition, there will be a registration donation to walk this year. Adults are $25.00 and children 11 and under are $10. Those who register with the donation will receive a free Tshirt and some extra benefits. Children are encouraged to form a team and gather additional donations if possible; and high achievers will be recognized and brought up on stage. Anyone can participate in the Walk, but only those with the registration donation will receive the Tshirt and perks.
You can pick up registration forms at ASRC (3440 S Alameda) or you can sign up online at AsrcAutismWalk.brownpapertickets.com or click the box below. You can even print your ticket at home. CLICK BELOW TO REGISTER...
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