Spectrummy Mummy

Asperger's, Allergies, and Adventures Abroad

Why we walk

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Tomorrow I’m going to join Panda Pals, a group headed by Pudding’s teachers, as they participate in the National Capital Walk Now for Autism Speaks.

We’re walking because every 20 minutes, another person is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder.  Another family, just like ours, will be changed forever.

We’re walking to support the community that has supported us in the year since Pudding’s diagnosis with Asperger’s Syndrome.

We’re walking to provide assistance to those living with a lifetime of communication and sensory processing challenges.

We’re walking to fund research that will help to detect autism earlier, to help toddlers like Cubby to receive vital help for their development.

We’re walking for the parents of children who are newly diagnosed, and don’t know where to turn to.  Who need to learn a new way of communicating with their children.

We’re walking to show the world how proud we are of our special children.

We’re walking because every step leads us closer to understanding and acceptance.

We’re walking for them, because others have walked for us.

Please support our efforts by clicking here.

Thank you,

Spectrummy Mummy.

Written by Spectrummy Mummy

November 5, 2010 at 6:52 am

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  1. […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by akbutler and Elise , Spectrummy Mummy. Spectrummy Mummy said: Why we walk: http://wp.me/pZNhv-eo […]

  2. good for you. We did our first walk this year too and it was quite an experience. Good luck.


    November 5, 2010 at 12:15 pm

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