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Walk Now for Autism Speaks

To Support Autism Speaks in the Philadelphia/South Jersey area as a┬ámitzvah project: -Walk with your family or build a team -Volunteer for this event Join us for a fun filled morning including a family friendly 3K run and 5K team walk through Bishops Gate Corporate Center on Saturday, May 16th, 2015. This annual event featuring DJ’s from SoJo 104.9 and a performance by Eco-Man is RAIN or SHINE! Walk and/or Run with us and help raise funds to support vital research and top-quality programs that are changing the future for those who struggle with autism. 3K Family Friendly Run Check […]


Autism Speaks

Autism Speaks 216 Haddon Ave., Suite 403, Westmont, NJ 08108 Christina Carter, Director, Greater Delaware Valley Chapter, Autism Speaks 856 858-5400 Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. They include autistic disorder, Rett syndrome, childhood disintegrative disorder, pervasive developmental disorder-not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS) and Asperger syndrome. ASD can be associated with intellectual disability, difficulties in motor coordination and attention and physical health issues such as sleep and gastrointestinal disturbances. […]