Walk News and Updates

Late-Breaking Walk-Day News

Unfortunately, because of shipping delays, people who raised $150 to earn their commemorative Walk shirt will not be able to pick it up at the Walk. We're sorry to disappoint, but please be assured we'll get those in the mail to you as soon as we can.

Ways to Participate - In-Person or Virtual

The walk will be in-person and virtual. It's your choice. The in-person Walk will take place at The University of Houston Lynn Eusan Park on Saturday, October 16, 2021, with registration opening at 8 a.m.

Particpating virtually? Be sure to watch our opening ceremonies video, including the mission moment you love, on Walk day morning.

Prepare for Walk Day

Create team t-shirts, customize your banner, and tell your team members where to meet. And be sure to print Autism Speaks "Why I Walk" bibs for your team!

Event Day Details

Please note that ALL PARKING GARAGES ON CAMPUS ARE NOW $10. The University changed its policy at the beginning of the school year and on-campus lots are no longer free.

Event Day Parking Map

Event Day Route Map

Event Map

Join Autism Speaks staff, top teams, and sponsors posting on social media throughout the day. Tag us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or Snapchat using #AutismSpeaksWalk (include your location if you're participating virtually so we can follow along with your journey)! Be sure to follow us at Autism Speaks Houston

Fundraising Rewards – Earn fun prizes!

• Any individual participant who raises $150 or more will receive a Walk T-shirt at the event

• Any individual participant who raises $1,000 or more will receive a Grand Club pin and Tribute Medallion AND access to our VIP /Grand Club area

• Anyone who raises between $250-$10,000 will qualify for these great prizes!

Turning in Donations:


Cash Donations:
Convert to a money order or check and follow instructions below

Check Donations:
Deposit using our mobile app and skip the effort of mailing them in! Scan checks directly from your phone and they’ll be instantly credited to your fundraising page.

Mail checks to the address below along with a completed contribution tracking form. Mailed donations will be credited to your fundraising page in 2-3 weeks.

Autism Speaks
Houston Walk
P.O. Box 199
Rocky Hill, NJ 08553-0199