Date(s) - 11/16/2013
12:00 am - 1:00 pm
Orange County Great Park
Powered by volunteers and families with loved ones on the autism spectrum, this fundraising effort generates vital funds for autism research and raises awareness about the increasing prevalence of autism, the fastest-growing serious developmental disorder, and the need for increased research funding to combat this complex disorder.
Members of the media are invited to attend the event, interview and photograph participants, volunteers and special guests. Registration begins at 9 a.m., the opening ceremony is at 9:30 a.m. and the walk kicks off at 10:30 a.m.
Autism Speaks is the nation’s largest autism advocacy organization, dedicated to increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders, funding research into the causes, prevention and treatments for autism, and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. www.autismspeaks.org