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Did you know...

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   Autism is the fastest-growing developmental disability in the United
   States
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   Autism now affects 1 in 88 children and 1 in 54 boys
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   Autism costs the nation over $126 billion per year, but receives less
   than 5% of the research funding of many less prevalent childhood diseases.


Autism Speaks U UMD was established for the purpose of raising Autism
awareness to our campus and community, raising funds for Autism research,
and advocating for political reform for Autism policy issues pertaining to
diagnosis and treatment.

We will be discussing future events and opportunities to get involved at
our first meeting. Also, since we are a new organization, we still have
board member positions open! This is a great opportunity if you want some
leadership experience!

Due to the snow days, we had to reschedule our meeting.

When: Friday, February 21th

Where: Oakland Hall, room 1108

What time: 6:30 pm

Interested? Email us at [log in to unmask] to add you to our
listserv!

https://orgsync.com/78477/events/714370/occurrences/1424057

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