Autism Awareness Tournament

Autism Awareness Tournament

Sunday, July 8th, 2018

 

  • 1:00pm Shotgun Start

  • 4-person Scramble

  • Pick Your Team

  • Proceeds benefit Autism Awareness

  • Some facts about autism :

    • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates autism’s prevalence as 1 in 68 children in the United States. This includes 1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls.

    • An estimated 50,000 teens with autism become adults – and lose school-based autism services – each year.

    • Around one third of people with autism remain nonverbal.

    • Around one third of people with autism have an intellectual disability.

    • Certain medical and mental health issues frequently accompany autism. They include gastrointestinal (GI) disorders, seizures, sleep disturbances, attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), anxiety and phobias.