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Autism May Not Affect Every Family, But Every Family Can Affect Autism
Date:4/2/2010

Corporate Partners Help to Make it Simple to “Act for Autism” for Easter Seals

Chicago, IL (Vocus) April 2, 2010 -- Ever feel compelled to help a cause you believe in, but just don’t know how? By donating to Easter Seals Act for Autism, you can join the fight for families with autism so they can get the care, guidance and support they need. Meaning children with autism can have the bright future that every child deserves.


   
“Autism services and programs are in high demand,” says James E. Williams, Jr., president and chief executive officer, Easter Seals. “The strong relationships we have with our family of corporate partners allow us to expand our reach, giving even more children the help they need to live healthy, independent lives.”

Easter Seals believes every individual with autism should have access to effective services and support, and guidance at every life stage. That is how its Act for Autism campaign came about – to make sure these critical services become a reality for families living with autism and to help turn parents’ dreams for their child’s future from fearful to hopeful.

“Today, one in 110 children are diagnosed with autism and there’s an increasing need for funding, services and support,” says Patricia Wright, Ph.D., MPH, National Director of Autism Services, Easter Seals. “Easter Seals serves more than 16,000 individuals with autism, up from 5,000 three years ago. It’s important to remember getting the right support at the earliest stage in life can help a child gain the skills he or she needs to be successful.”

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