Welcome to Team Finding Theo!
Join me in my efforts to support Autism Speaks! I'm running for my son, James Theodore Abella who was diagnosed with autism. Due to the great teachers, therapists, and support of family and friends, he has progressed into being a loving interactive and verbal kid. I’m running in the Disney Princess Enchanted 10k on 2/21/20 for Autism Speaks and would love your support. Please donate and watch me train and complete this run!
Autism, or autism spectrum disorder, refers to a range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates 1 in 59 children is on the autism spectrum.
Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of autism spectrum disorder; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions. They empower people with autism and their families with resources, online tools and information covering the life span.
Autism Speaks enhances lives today and is accelerating a spectrum of solutions for tomorrow.
Thank you for helping me reach my goal. Your support is greatly appreciated!
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