Parker Autism Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization
dedicated to serving North Carolina children with autism spectrum
disorders and their families.
Did you know that...
More children have Autism than Diabetes, Cancer and Aids COMBINED
20 minutes, a child is diagnosed with autism, a
life long neurological disorder that impairs a child's
communication, behavior, learning and social skills.
is the fastest-growing developmental disorder. Today
autism occurs in 1 out of 92 children. Four out of five are boys. A diagnosis of
autism affects the entire family.
suggest that autism is growing at a rate of 10% to 17%
per year. At this rate, there will be over 4 million
Americans affected in the next decade.
economic costs for a family is overwhelming. Families
can spend up to $100,000 per year for a child with autism.
Most insurance companies don’t cover the cost of
early intervention or specialized programs. Children
with autism often require 30 to 40 hours of intensive
one on one therapy, few families can afford this level
need support emotionally and economically.
Autism Foundation is here to help!