Thursday, April 2nd, 2009 at 7:38 am by EbonyMom
Today is World Autism Awareness Day. There are wonderful events happening all over the planet to support families affected by Autism and educate those who know little about the condition. Even popular cartoon figure Wubbzy has joined in to support the 2009 Walk Now For Autism with a fun video you can watch with your child while pledging your support of local walkers for the cause.
About Autism from Autism Speaks
Autism is a complex brain disorder that inhibits a person’s ability to communicate and develop social relationships, and is often accompanied by behavioral challenges. Autism spectrum disorders are diagnosed in one in 150 children in the United States, affecting four times as many boys as girls. The prevalence of autism has increased tenfold in the last decade. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have called autism a national public health crisis whose cause and cure remain unknown.
Check out the review blog for a special software made to help educate those affected by Autism as well as provide teachable opportunities and great dialog starters for all parents and children. Thanks to Social Skill Builder and Parent Bloggers Network for providing a way to build life skills to last.