Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism advocacy organization, is announcing the 6th Annual Western Connecticut Walk Now for Autism Speaks Kickoff event which is scheduled for Monday, March 16, 2015. The informational event will take place at the Vasi’s Restaurant, 1700 Watertown Ave., Waterbury , Conn. from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
The theme of the kick-off is “Potential”. This motivational event is free to any individual interested in participating in the 6th Annual Western Connecticut Walk Now for Autism Speaks. The kick-off event gives family and corporate teams a chance to network, meet the Walk committee and Autism Speaks staff, and get tools and tips for successful fundraising.
On May 9, 2015, thousands of walkers – including individuals with autism, their families, and friends – will join together to celebrate the 6th year anniversary of the walk and raise much-needed funds for critical scientific research, advocacy efforts, family services and to increase awareness about autism spectrum disorder, which is now diagnosed in 1 in 68 children, at the 6th annual Greater Western Connecticut Walk Now for Autism Speaks. All proceeds from the event support the local and national work of Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization.
?April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day and April is Autism Awareness Month?.