Good morning, y’all! Today I’m fortunate to be taking part in a wonderful Blog Hop celebrating World Autism Awareness Day (which is…well…today!) 🙂
While I’m not directly affected by autism, did you know that as many as 1.5 million Americans today are believed to have some form of autism? And this number is on the rise. Based on statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and other governmental agencies, autism is growing at the startling rate of 10-17% per year. At this rate, estimates state that the prevalence of autism could reach 4 million Americans in the next decade. And, autism knows no racial, ethnic, social boundaries, family income, lifestyle, or educational levels and can affect any family, and any child.
So – to show my support on World Autism Day, I made a card using the Ribbon of Courage stamp set and…Watts of Occasions! Take a look-see: