World Autism Awareness Day

Today is World Autism Awareness Day. Although I am not personally affected by Autism, I have many friends whose children have been diagnosed. My daughter, Sammi has friends who are in the Autism Spectrum. And as an advocate, I want to do my part to make sure that others are aware of this day and what you can do to share this information online and off. Recently the CDC reported about the prevalence of Autism. Here are some facts: • One out of 88 children in the U.S. has an autism spectrum disorder. This is a 78 percent increase in 6 years (2002-2008) and a 10-fold (1000 percent) … [Read more...]

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