Autism Awareness Walk

Saturday, September 10, 2022

Registration at 9:00am at Canton Village Park.

Walk at 10:00am

 

About the Walk

The Arc Jefferson - St. Lawrence's Autism Awareness walk is a non-competitive walk to promote Autism Awareness, as well as raise funds to support the local programs for people with Autism. This year walk will be hosted by WWNY-TV news anchor Jeff Cole!

There is NO MINIMUM ENTRY FEE! Everyone is welcome to attend. However, t-shirts will be given to registrants who raise $50 or more, while supplies last.

Gift bags will be given to the first 350 to register at the walk!

 

See Opening Ceremony Video from last year's walk here.

 

Costume Contest!

 

Flag Contest!

 

Prizes

 

About Autism Spectrum Disorder

 

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a range of complex neurodevelopment disorders, characterized by social impairments, communication difficulties, and restricted, repetitive, and stereotyped patterns of behavior.
  • In the U.S. 1 in 189 girls and 1 in 42 boys are being diagnosed with ASD.
  • Autism is the fastest-growing developmental disability.

Find out about The Arc Jefferson - St. Lawrence's Bridges Services.