Sun, April 19th
Rancho Jurupa Park, Riverside
Registration Starts at 1p: Walk Starts at 2pm
Transform into your inner Superhero! Put on your capes, and your superhero costumes while arming yourself with speed, agility, compassion, and a spirit of fun and community. The Autism Society Inland Empire’s Superheroes Walk for Autism will generate awareness and raise funds for individuals with autism and their family members to provide education, programs and much needed information and support.
Walkers under the age of 18 will receive a Superhero bandana; Walkers over the age of 18 will receive a special walk-themed grocery bag! Walkers who raise over $100 will receive a special Walk T-shirt!
Gather your own superhero team together and support a great cause. Ask family, friends and all of your Facebook pals to support our local autism community! Registration fee is $15 for adults, $10 for children 6-17 yrs; Children 5 and under, and individuals with autism are FREE! Prizes will be given to the team with the most walkers and the team who raises the most money.
Walkers, Runners, Strollers all welcome! Costumes are encouraged, but not mandatory. Sorry, no pets are permitted at the event. There will be a costume contest – games and activities for the kids – food – face painting – photos and fun!
- Eloping and Wondering
- Warning signs of abuse
- Laws relating to sexual behaviors and relationships
- When should the police be called
- Interacting safely with law enforcement in a crisis
- Interacting with the legal system
Funding made possible in part from a grant from the Riverside County Board of Supervisors. ASIE is a proud co-sponsor along with Murrieta Valley USD, Murrieta SEPAC, State Council on Developmental Disabilities – San Bernardino Office, the California School Resource Association and the Riverside County SELPA CAC.
Hopefully, the possibility of access to treatment will result in more accurate diagnosis and referral. What is known is that today less than 10% of the affected children receive behavioral health treatment, which is available through the Regional Center system only for the most severely impacted children. This new benefit makes the treatment available to the other 90% of California’s children covered by Medi-Cal who are struggling with ASD.
Click here for a Q & A Sheet on this benefit Medi-Cal Autism BHT Benefit How-To Guide Draft 4 2 page
California is the first state to implement a federal directive to step up Medicaid coverage for children with autism.