We are proud to be a major sponsor of “Walk Now For Autism Speaks” to help raise awareness of Autism in the USA. The “WALK” will be held at Seattle Center on Saturday, August 14th. For more information and to register visit: www.walknowforautismspeaks.org/pugetsound.
Did you know:
The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) states that autism affects 1 in every 110 American children.
More children will be diagnosed with autism this year than AIDS, diabetes, and cancer combined.
Autism costs the nation over $35 billion per year, a figure expected to significantly increase in the next decade.
Less than 1% of the budget of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is devoted to autism research.
There is no medical detection or cure for autism.