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PHILADELPHIA EAGLES GAMEDAY MAGAZINE 63
HUDDLE UP FOR AUTISM
Autism is one of the fastest-growing developmental disorders in the United
States as it affects one in 59 children. Each year, the number of children
diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) continues to increase, which
makes the need for programming, research, and advocacy a top priority in
the autism community.
Through a collective partnership with The Center for Autism Research
(CAR) at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Huddle Up for Autism
serves to provide autism-friendly environments and events while working to
educate, fundraise, and create awareness for ASD. We support cutting-edge
autism research that will provide guidance for families touched by ASD.
Through Huddle Up for Autism, along with the support of leading medical
institutions like CAR and CHOP in the Gr eater Philadelphia area, we will
continue our diligent work in this field until the mysteries of autism are