Walk Now for Autism Speaks is Canada’s largest grassroots autism walk program, and is Autism Speaks’ signature fundraising and awareness event, taking place in communities across Canada and the United States. Powered by volunteers and families with loved ones on the autism spectrum, and businesses and corporations, this successful fundraising effort not only generates vital funds for autism research and family services, but it also raises awareness about the increasing prevalence of autism and the need for increased research funding to find the missing pieces to the puzzle of this complex disorder.
Walk Now for Autism Speaks is an event like no other. Autism Speaks Canada creates a family-friendly environment full of entertainment and activities to enjoy. Whether you’re getting your picture taken with your favourite mascot, playing with activities in our Toys”R”Us & Babies”R”Us tent, enjoying our inflatable bouncy castles, or getting your face painted, Autism Speaks Canada aims to create an atmosphere that all ages and families will love!
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Autism Speaks is the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization dedicated to funding research into the causes, preventions, and treatment of autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. By joining a walk in your community, you are helping Autism Speaks Canada change the future for those who struggle with autism spectrum disorder.
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