Today 1 in 44 children in the US is diagnosed with autism.*
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*Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) prevalence estimates are for 3 years prior to the report date (e.g. 2021 figures are from 2018)
COVID-19 Vaccine Accessibility in the Autism Community
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, June 30 at 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Join Autism Speaks, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Autism Society of America and the Autism Science Foundation for a webinar about tools to make the COVID-19 vaccine more accessible for people with autism. Learn why it is so important to get vaccinated and how to make the experience more comfortable for yourself or your family member with autism.
Share research about the health impacts of COVID-19 infection and importance of vaccination
Discuss tools to make the vaccine experience more accessible to the autism community
Answer questions from participants around the COVID-19 vaccine and accessibility.