Autism Speaks Canada Walk: Brantford 2018
Walk goal of $16,000.00
Campaign Fundraising Goal: $14,000.00
|When: Saturday, September 22, 2018||Registration Begins: 12:00 pm|
|Where: Harmony Square||Official Walk Start: 12:30 pm|
|Address: 89 Dalhousie St, Brantford, ON (Directions)|
|Walk Distance: 1-3 km|
Local Walk Ambassadors: Tehyah Wythe
This is Tehyah Diamond Marie Wythe. She is part of the new credit First Nation, and lives in Brantford. She will be 4 years old on January 25th. She has 1 older sister and 2 older brothers. Tehyah was diagnosed with autism shorty after she turned 2 years old she had difficulty making eye contact, socializing with other children and making friends. Tehyah is considered “non-verbal”. Her main form of communication is through her Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) and uses her communication book to point at pictures to tell you what she wants, what she sees, and how she feels.
Tehyah has taken part in speech through Lansdowne Children’s Centre & Kids Can Speak. She participated in Applied Behavioural Analysis on a consistent basis twice a week until she completed the program. We are looking forward to Tehyah starting IBI on January 15th 2018!! We are excited to see her continuous progress.
Tehyah’s favourite activities include swimming, going to the great wolf lodge, watching sharks and being herself!!
The Walk includes fun activities, performers and snacks, before and after the Walk. Arrive early to give yourself lots of time to visit and enjoy the event with your family and friends!
Upon arrival at your Walk, please proceed to Registration to submit your cash and cheque donations with your pledge form(s). Ensure that your pledge form is clearly labeled with your name and team name (if part of a team) to ensure that you and your team receive recognition for all donations collected.
Be sure to visit the Resource Fair area to learn more about the services and programs that are available in your community. Resource Fairs are a part of our signature Walks. Please contact your Regional Field Staff for more information or to inquire about a Resource Fair at your Walk.
The Autism Speaks Canada Walk event will commence with the opening ceremonies where all participants are invited to gather near the stage for presentations, stories, and fundraising updates. The Walk begins with an official countdown from the stage.