SCAS Hosts Strides for Autism in the Midlands

Irmo, SC- March 31, 2015–The South Carolina Autism Society announces its annual signature fundraising and awareness walk, Strides for Autism 2015. The event will take place Saturday, May 2, at Saluda Shoals Park in Irmo, SC. Onsite Registration begins at 8:00 am, with the Event Kickoff at 9:00 am.  Strides for Autism includes a fun walk, resource fair, and family fun activities. Proceeds will stay in South Carolina and go toward family support, education, advocacy, and South Carolina-based research. For more information, please call 803-750-6988 or visit

Register & Form a Team

Residents are encouraged to support Strides for Autism by creating a team to walk during the fundraising event. Friends, family, and co-workers can team up to help raise money for the benefit of the South Carolina Autism Society. Registration for the event can be accomplished online at


Sponsors include BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, Children’s Hospital of Greenville Health System, Lexington Medical Center, Davis Orthodontics, BMW Manufacturing Group, Carolina Center for Counseling and Behavioral Interventions, Capital City Therapy Group, and Early Autism Project. Sponsorship opportunities are still available, as our spaces in our Resource Fair.  For more information on these opportunities, please visit

About the South Carolina Autism Society (SCAS)

The South Carolina Autism Society is the only state-wide organization advocating for children and adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and their families. SCAS provides assistance, education, services, and resources to improve the lives of individuals affected by autism. Every dollar that SCAS raises stays in South Carolina to ensure that the nearly 70,000 individuals living in South Carolina with austism spectrum disorder have opportunities to achieve a quality of life comparable to their peers. The organization was chartered by the State of South Carolina in 1972. For more information on autism or SCAS, please visit

For more information, contact Susan Leiby, 864-517-0501 or [email protected]

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