Autism Walk

Approximately 70 people participated in the eighth annual Autism Awareness Walk, hosted by the East Kentucky Autism Awareness group in Prestonsburg on May 18. The event featured door prizes donated by about 70 businesses in Floyd and Pike counties, informational resources provided by the Kentucky Autism Training Center in Louisville and free food and refreshments prepared by the Prestonsburg Fire Department. Organizer Billie Chain started the walk when her sons Matthew and William, were nearly seven years old. Now they are nearly 15 and Chain said more people understand autism. 

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