DOWNEY - Staff at Downey Federal Credit Union dressed in blue to commemorate the third annual United Nation World Autism Day on April 2.Themed "Light it Up Blue," the goal was to raise awareness and understanding about autism. Autism hits close to home with Steve Hammit, IT manager at Downey Federal. Hammit's eldest son, Bryson, is autistic and is in special classes at school to deal with his developmental disability. Bryson works hard to deal with his disability, Hammit said, and plays baseball and the clarinet.
********** Published: April 16, 2010 - Volume 8 - Issue 52