New Jersey Special Needs Planning Law Firm Awarded for Autism Fundraising Efforts
Moorestown, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) February 8, 2012 - Begley Law Group was honored at a February 3rd Walk Now for Autism Speaks awards reception for their fundraising contributions to the 2011 Southern New Jersey walk. Begley Law Group attorney Susan Green accepted a certificate for the firm's efforts to raise money for autism. All the teams and individuals who were the top fundraisers were also recognized at the dinner and reception.
“We are proud to be a supporter of Autism Speaks and to help their efforts to fund autism research and raise awareness,” said New Jersey estate planning attorney Susan Green, who also practices estate administration and elder law at the firm.
Autism spectrum disorders affect about three million people in the United States, and an estimated 1 in 110 children are diagnosed each year. Autism affects more children than juvenile diabetes, pediatric AIDS, and childhood cancer, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports. Children with autism have a right to a free, appropriate education and can receive special education and intervention services through the IDEA Act.
Members of Begley Law Group are already gearing up for the 2012 walk in Southern New Jersey on Saturday, May 19. The event is a family-friendly walk, and many volunteers work hard to raise funds for the cause.
“All of us who take part in the walk, donate money, and speak to others about it want to be a part of the solution to resolve this complex disorder,” said Green. “When every 15 minutes someone learns that they have autism, we need to do everything we can to help those in need.”
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