It is almost time for the South Carolina Autism Society Strides for Autism event in Columbia!! It is time to start your teams, register, and obtain sponsorships! Please join us….
Saturday, May 19, 2012 – Midlands Strides for Autism at Finlay Park in Columbia
Honorary Chair: Judi Gatson, WIS-TV
Emcee: Joe Pinner, WIS-TV
Music by the Carolina Sunshine Band
Free sample music therapy class by Key Changes Music Therapy Services
More announcements coming soon!
Onsite registration at both events begins at 8:00 am, with the fun-walk beginning at 9 am. Note that this is a “walk-what-you-can” event. In addition to the walk, we will have a Resource Fair, family-fun activities, and music!
About Strides for Autism:
Strides for Autism is SCAS’s signature fund-raising and awareness walk. The Upstate and Midlands events are the first two of four statewide walks that take place each year. The walks are among various activities that benefit the organization and the families it serves.
SCAS is the only statewide agency advocating for children and adults with autism spectrum disorders and their families, while also providing assistance and resources. SCAS promotes, educates and raises awareness that one in every 110 births in the U.S. is a child with autism, and provides support for South Carolina-based research and development. Most importantly, SCAS works to ensure that the 42,000 individuals with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) living in South Carolina have opportunities to achieve a quality of life comparable to their peers.
Monies raised for South Carolina Autism Society stay in South Carolina and go towards family supports, education, advocacy, and South Carolina-based research.
Registration and other information for Strides for Autism, along with information about autism and SCAS, is available at the event Web site,