A digital marketing company based in Wheeling, Illinois blogs about the importance of spreading autism awareness and what you can do to help the cause.

Autism Awareness - Frank G. Karkazis

By Jordyn Holliday | Ruben Digital Media

Learn how you can make a difference by becoming an advocate for autism awareness

Ruben Digital Media takes a great amount of pride in the work done for clients: web design, social media marketing, blogging, etc. However, RDM understands the importance of staying active and educated on issues that affect the world we live in. Today we’d like to bring attention to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). According to Autism Speaks, “Autism is one of the fastest-growing developmental disorders in the U.S.”

This range of brain development disorders is now affecting one in every 68 children in the United States. Now more than ever, people living with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families need the comfort of knowing they are understood and are not alone on the journey. The good news is that there are numerous simple ways to lend a helping hand. Below are suggestions of actions that can be taken by all of us to increase overall awareness and promote advocacy for ASD, outlined in three categories:

  • Research ASD 
  • Participate in autism walks