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If you previously signed this petition on The Child Health Site, your signature has been counted. If you know someone who is interested in this cause, please direct them to sign the petition! Thank you!
Goal: 20,000 Progress: 6,161
Sponsored by: The Autism Site

Autism is one of the fastest-growing learning and developmental disabilities in the United States: a child is diagnosed every 20 minutes. Families and children are growing more and more desperate for support and resources as the disability does not currently have any early detection methods or a cure.

Autism costs Americans close to $40 billion per year — a figure that underscores the extreme need for further funding, research, and support for families dealing with autism.

Sign the pledge below, adding your name to the list of people who support those affected by autism!

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I'm signing my name in favor of improving the lives of the millions of people touched by autism.

Autism is treatable, and people living with autism can make significant progress at any age. But for children, getting the right support early in life is critical to gaining the skills they need to be successful.

We must improve the educational and medical services available to individuals and families living with autism. There is an urgent need for increased funding, services, and support for people living with autism to lead more independent lives. Please recognize this need and do everything you can to lend your support to those touched by autism.

Petition Signatures

Oct 23, 2016 Debbie Morgan
Sep 24, 2016 Sylvia Deanda
Sep 10, 2016 Gill Hosking
Sep 7, 2016 Angelika Kempter
Sep 1, 2016 Sharon Sutton
Aug 10, 2016 Casey Roy
Jul 31, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Jul 31, 2016 Franco Marsi
Jul 28, 2016 John De Keyzer
Jul 27, 2016 Lorraine Costea
Jul 26, 2016 Deborah Bratcher
Jul 25, 2016 Diane Kehoe People who are affected with Autism need supported training and counselling at every stage of life from infancy to adulthood.
Jul 25, 2016 Donna Houghton
Jul 11, 2016 Richard Bosboom
Jun 27, 2016 Jody Herrmann
Jun 26, 2016 Natalie Bieniarz
Jun 18, 2016 Sara Ferandelli
Jun 10, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Jun 3, 2016 AniMae Chi
May 29, 2016 Dawn Shockley
May 26, 2016 k b
May 17, 2016 (Name not displayed)
May 12, 2016 Christina Manthos-Sorrell
May 12, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Apr 13, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Apr 13, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Apr 10, 2016 Genesis Merano
Apr 9, 2016 Masika Manwaring
Apr 7, 2016 Rose Sullivan
Apr 5, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Apr 2, 2016 Sharon Kite
Mar 31, 2016 Loli Diaz
Mar 30, 2016 Valerie Avent
Mar 27, 2016 Ruby King Autism is a neurological difference and you can expect a wide range of personalities, behaviours, thought processes, strengths and weaknesses from those on the spectrum. Ignore stereotypes!
Mar 26, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Mar 26, 2016 Tina Wiltison
Mar 21, 2016 Kimberly Cusenza
Mar 20, 2016 Raleigh koritz
Mar 20, 2016 gordon mcbrearty
Mar 19, 2016 Rachel Hearlson
Mar 17, 2016 wendy gutierrez
Mar 16, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Mar 7, 2016 Helga Blackthorne
Mar 6, 2016 Jan Marek
Mar 3, 2016 Cheryl McIntire
Mar 1, 2016 Ann fisher
Feb 24, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Feb 15, 2016 Jessica Mayo I have a 3 year old son, he is autistic & speech impaired. He's my world & I'll do what I can to support autism!
Feb 12, 2016 Brandon Danaher
Feb 9, 2016 Debra Wilhoit

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