Autism affects 1 out of every 110 children, 1 of every 70 boys. One of those boys is my grandson Peter.
You can listen to the 2010 World Autism Awareness Day message from United Nations Secretaray-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon here.
If you missed the Autism Speaks Canada insert in last weekend’s Globe & Mail newspaper, you can read it here.
Find out how Toys “R” Us is supporting Autism Speaks. Also how the Toronto Raptors and Toronto Maple Leafs have been contributing to Autism Speaks Canada, and how – in support of Autism Speaks – iconic landmarks around the world (like the CN Tower and the Empire State Building) “lit up the blue” for autism awareness.
Perhaps most importantly, you can find out what you can do to help Autism Speaks provide research, awareness, family services, and advocacy for a disorder that affects more and more children – and their families – every year.