Autism walk at Rose Bowl

PASADENA - The ninth annual Los Angeles Walk Now for Autism Speaks takes place April 23 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.More than 20,000 people attended last year's walk, helping raise $1.3 million for autism research, awareness and family services. Autism is the fastest-growing serious developmental disorder, with 1% of the population affected, organizers said. Celebrities expected to participate include Holly Robinson Peete, Michael B. Jordan and Max Burkholder. The walk begins with an opening ceremony at 9:30 a.m.

********** Published: April 14, 2011 - Volume 9 - Issue 52