TORONTO, May 24, 2017 /CNW/ - Autism Speaks Canada Walk, presented by Toys"R"Us and Babies"R"Us, announced that London'sAutism Speaks Canada Walk will take place at Covent Garden Market on Sunday, May 28. Registration opens at 9:45 am with the Walk taking place at 10:45 am.
The Autism Speaks Canada
"Thanks to the tremendous community support and the work of our volunteers, our Autism Speaks Canada Walks continue to provide funding to impact the lives of individuals and families living with autism," said Jill Farber, Executive Director.
"We are also grateful for the dedication of Toys"R"Us and Babies"R"Us. Their exemplary support of our Autism Speaks Canada Walk program and participation in awareness campaigns such as Light It Up Blue and Sensory Friendly Shopping, have played a pivotal role in helping us enhance the lives of people with autism. We couldn't ask for a better partner," said Jill.
Thank you to the London Gold Sponsor, TD Wealth.
Register and fundraise for an Autism Speaks Canada Walk today at www.ASCWalk.ca or contact AmyFitzpatrick@autismspeakscan.ca.
About AutismAutism is a general term used to describe a group of complex developmental brain disorders – autism spectrum disorders – caused by a combination of genes and environmental influences. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by communication difficulties, social and behavioral challenges, and repetitive behaviors. An estimated 1 in 68 children is on the autism spectrum.
About Autism Speaks CanadaAutism Speaks Canada is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. We do this by supporting and working alongside the autism community; increasing understanding and acceptance of autism spectrum disorder; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions. We empower people with autism and their families with resources, online tools and information covering the life span. To find resources, join a fundraising walk or to make a donation, go to www.autismspeaks.ca.
SOURCE Autism Speaks Canada
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