Avant Healthcare Professionals Recognizes Autism Awareness Month

Orlando, FL, April 18, 2010 --(PR.com)-- April is Autism Awareness Month and Avant Healthcare Professionals is proud to support organizations and efforts that increase awareness of autism spectrum disorders and advocate for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. Avant is partnered with the Threshold Center for Autism and actively participates in supports their mission to both guide and provide family centered care for children and adults with autism and related developmental disabilities. It is estimated that one in every 110 children is diagnosed with autism, making it more common than childhood cancer, juvenile diabetes and pediatric AIDS combined.

Avant Healthcare Professionals CEO, Shari Sandifer, has a special appreciation for Autism Awareness month. “As a mother of an autistic child I have a personal appreciation for the struggle so many families and individuals face everyday in identifying resources, treatment and support.” Please join Autism Speaks as we walk to change the future for all who struggle with autism. To find a Walk Event in your area please visit http://www.autismspeaks.org/walk_events/index.php

Avant Healthcare Professionals
Brian Hudson