As I've blogged before and many of you know, my grandson is autistic. Every day we fight the fight to ensure this smart, happy, precious child will have a productive life.
Please join me today in my fight to make a difference in the lives of the more than 1million Americans living with autism.
As a family, we are participating in Walk Now for Autism Speaks to help change the future for all those affected by autism. Autism is the second most common developmental disorder in the United States affecting one in every 110 children born today. Despite some promising discoveries, the cause of autism is unknown and a cure does not exist. Research is crucial. Every 15 minutes another child is diagnosed with autism. Not only must we find ways to improve the quality of life for children and adults with autism, but we also must find a cure, and soon.
Walk Now for Autism Speaks is our chance to make a difference in the fight against autism by raising money for autism research and heightening public awareness. Please join us in our fight as we raise money to help fund essential research. You can donate to Walk Now for Autism Speaks and/or join my family's team online using the links at the bottom of this page. Donations can also be mailed to Autism Speaks using the donation form located on the page or send a check made out to Autism Speaks to Patti Colt, 2203 Bolivar Drive, Arlington, TX 76002.
Thank you for helping us take this important step in the fight against autism.
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