Thousands walk for autism awareness

Thousands of people pounded the pavement in White Plains Sunday for the 14th annual Autism Speaks Walk. Participants walked the 1.5-mile lap around the wooded New York Presbyterian Westchester Hospital

News 12 Staff

Jun 7, 2015, 8:53 PM

Updated 3,324 days ago

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Thousands of people pounded the pavement in White Plains Sunday for the 14th annual Autism Speaks Walk.
Participants walked the 1.5-mile lap around the wooded New York Presbyterian Westchester Hospital campus.
All of the money raised will benefit autism research and treatment.
Organizers says that $700,000 has been raised so far.
A big part of the day is also providing services for families with loved ones who have been diagnosed with autism, from guide dog services, to speech therapy and legal aid.


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