Walk Now For Autism Speaks

April is Autism Awareness Month

Below is the second installment of how David Kahle, proud father of a son with autism, supports the Light It Up Blue campaign and Autism Awareness Month.  He continues to raise awareness by getting a proclamation from his ... More...

2011 West Texas Walk Now for Autism Speaks - Abilene

The first of the three 2011 West Texas Walk Now for Autism Speaks events was held on April 2 at the Abilene Zoo. All the hard work of Walk Chairs Melissa Richardson and Jenny Frazier and their dedicated committee paid off in a to... More...

2011 Treasure Coast Walk Now for Autism Speaks

The 3rd Annual Treasure Coast Walk Now for Autism Speaks took place at the Tradition Village in Port St. Lucie on Saturday, April 2nd, World Autism Awareness Day, with nearly 100 teams and over 2,500 people in attendance. To date over $70... More...

Why I Walk by Ethan's Dad

This video was created by a proud father of a child with autism. 

 This video is for all of us struggling through life with a special needs child. The heartbreaks can be life changing and so can the breakthroughs. So... More...

Why I Run - Kim N.

Here I go again, my second half marathon with Team Up for Autism Speaks in my hometown of Pittsburgh on Sunday, May 15. I successfully completed the Disney Half Marathon in January 2010, my first endurance event. So why continue? One word…A... More...

Why I Walk - Andy Carfagna

Hi, my name is Andy Carfagna.  I am 17 years old and am the big brother of Danny who 15 years old. Life with my brother is very different than most other brother’s throughout the world. Danny has a severe case of Autism. Living with Dan... More...

Why I Walk - Jeremy Riesenberg

I walk for my son, Elijah, who was diagnosed with Autism in 2010 at the age of 2.

I walk for the sleepless nights in the early days of diagnosis, wondering what the future would hold.

I walk for the relentless commitment to the cause... More...

Why I Walk - Michael Mendon

My Name Is Michael Mendon And I Have Autism. At first, I walked because I wanted to help myself. At that time, all I ever wanted was acceptance for 'who I am.' Being 'different' was difficult and lonely. It seemed ... More...

10th Annual Palm Beach Walk Now for Autism Speaks

The 10th Annual Palm Beach Walk Now for Autism Speaks took place on the City Common in Downtown West Palm Beach on Sunday, March 6 with 186 teams and over 7000 people in attendance. This year’s event also included the 1st Annual Run... More...

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