April is Autism Awareness Month

The CDC recently released new data for Autism and now 1 out of every 68 has autism. If you’re not aware of autism then you will be soon as these numbers continues to rise.  The good news is that this awareness and compassion has been exhibited in sports. Major League Baseball and the National Basketball Association are participating in Autism Awareness this month.MLBAutism While this is great since these are national organizations, here are a few local stories that show awareness by exhibiting inclusion in sports.

Do you have a success story of autism in sports?  If so, please share below.

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About LaKo

I'm a sports enthusiast who looks for lessons and analogies in sports and tries to apply those lessons to my personal and work life. In May 2013 I began my life as a runner with Black Girls Run!. Now, as a member of the Atlanta Track Club, I'm continuing my journey to preserve my sexy.
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2 Responses to April is Autism Awareness Month

  1. Emma Fontaine says:

    I am sporting in my Autism Awareness T-shirt today in Cleveland and Greenville, Mississippi.

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