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.


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.
This entry was posted in Public Awareness, Uncategorized and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

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.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s