On October 28th the Community Action Team at IES participated in the Autism Speaks Walk event at Tempe Beach Park.
Team IES reached their fundraising goal and raised over $3,000.00 to support the cause. A huge thank you to all those that walked and made a contribution!
Autism, or autism spectrum disorder, refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech, and nonverbal communication. There is not one autism but many subtypes, and each person with autism can have unique strengths and challenges. An estimated 1 in 59 children in the U.S. is on the autism spectrum
For more information on the charity: https://act.autismspeaks.org/site/SPageServer/;jsessionid=00000000.app334b?NONCE_TOKEN=C2CFF59C42437D5FB9FB817E9BAF0858&pagename=walk_homepage