This guest post is by Ken Alumbaugh, who talks about autism and DSW's Shoe Lovers Care Contest, where Autism Speaks is a finalist! You can vote for Autism Speaks starting now via DSW's Facebook Page here.
Today, the CDC estimates that 1 in 88 children are diagnosed as being on the spectrum. There is no cure for Autism, but there is hope through advocacy and awareness groups such as Autism Speaks. That is where my story begins.