New numbers from the CDC in March shows one in every 68 children are affected by Autism. A program today at Ridgecrest Elementary School highlighted the issue by asking their students to explain the condition first hand. Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle also presented a proclamation for Autism Awareness Month.
“If you have a typical child to teach tolerance to, teach kindness, teach patience because we’re surrounded by autism every day.” said Jenny Morris, a parent of a child with Autism.
You can walk for Autism research and support this Saturday, April 12 at Hampton Cove Middle School. Registration begins at 8:30, walk at 9:30. Click here for more information on the walk and autism.