Open Your Eyes To Autism: London Rally

Saturday 28th March sees the return of World Autism Awareness Day.
To mark the event, the largest rally to date takes place in London to raise awareness of this ever increasing condition that affects millions of families around the world.
The increase in rates of those affected …

Saturday 28th March sees the return of World Autism Awareness Day.

Open Your Eyes To Autism: London RallyTo mark the event, the largest rally to date takes place in London to raise awareness of this ever increasing condition that affects millions of families around the world.

The increase in rates of those affected by autism is astonishing.

In 1966 only one in 2,222 suffered with the condition.

By 1979 it increased to 1 in 149

By 1993 it was 1 in 141

By 1994 it was 1 in 110

and by 2009 it is now 1 in a 100.

Watch the video below and join the rally on Saturday 28th March.

More info on the rally and WAAD.

Thanks to Helen for letting us know about this.

Wednesday, 11th March, 2009 8:55am

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seb

i think i might be asperger’s myself – i scored 42 on the Adult Autism Spectrum Quotient test

although i don’t know what i’m supposed to do about it at this advanced stage of my life.

http://www.autismresearchcentre.com

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/2374934.mum_speaking_out_on_mmr_and_autism_link

mark

hi thanks for featuring our rally .
I hope that you can join us on the day