Autism Speaks walk returns to LA

ByKirsten Cintigo KABC logo
Tuesday, November 29, 2022

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Autism Speaks is headed to Dodger Stadium this year.

Founded in 2005, Autism Speaks aims to promote solutions across the spectrum and throughout life for people with autism and their families. According to the organization, autism affects 1 in 44 children and 1 in 45 adults in the U.S.

Through the walk, the organization hopes to promote acceptance and raise funds for people with autism.

Los Angeles County's will be held at Dodger Stadium on Dec. 10 at 8:30 a.m.

The walk will also feature a large family-friendly resource fair for the autism community, a kids zone, Opening Ceremony, Finish Line Celebration with autistic performers, Grand Club, Team Village and food trucks.

Funds raised will go toward crucial resources, research, advocacy and support for people with autism.

According to Autism Speaks, they have aided more than 26 million people with free resources, services and support.

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