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Location: Palm Desert, CA US 92260 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
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CVASA Autism Walk General Registration
9:00AM PDT - 12:00PM PDT
Registration ends April 18, 2018 at 11:59pm PDT
Palm Desert Civic Center Park
43900 San Pablo Ave
Palm Desert, CA US 92260

Walk, Run, Skip, or Jump for Autism Awareness!

Join hundreds of individuals in the autism community as we come together for a morning of fun, awareness, and support! 

The Coachella Valley Autism Society of America is hosting their 4th Annual Autism Walk & Resource Fair. The event not only creates awareness but also helps to raise much needed funds to give children and adults with autism and their families the information, resources, and support they need to live the highest quality of life. All funds raised stay in the Coachella Valley to help local families! For more information about the CVASA, please check out our website at
*Official 2018 CVASA Autism Walk T-shirts are available for $10 each, you can purchase during the online registration process. Please be sure to Register by Monday, April 2, 2018 to ensure proper t-shirt size. Shirts will be available for purchase at the walk while supplies last.*

Walk for Inclusion!  Walk for Employment!  Walk for Education! Walk for Support!  Walk to make a difference in the lives of individuals and families living with Autism in the Coachella Valley! 

*The Walk will take place on the Palm Desert Civic Center Parks beautiful amphitheater and scenic sidewalk trail. Strollers are allowed, but no skateboards, inline skates, or  wheelie footwear.*


  • Resource Booths!
  • Crafts, Games, and Sensory Activities for Kids!
  • Face Painting & Balloon Twisting
  • Special Guests / Character Appearances
  • Raffle & Silent Auction
  • Shop for a Cause
  • Zumba Warm-Up
  • Music
  • and More!

4th Annual Autism Walk T-shirt Design Contest

Your Art on Display!

Want to see your design on the official 2018 Autism Walk T-shirt? Your challenge is to create a design that illustrates what autism awareness means to you.

Watch your design come to life on the official 2018 4th Annual Autism Walk t-shirt wore by hundreds of participants. Last year,  Gau Barraza, Father of Enoch Barraza, 3 year old son autism spectrum, created the wining T-shirt design for the official walk t-shirt. (Pictured Left is Gua with his family at the 2017 Autism Walk.)

Click here for official rules and instructions. The deadline to enter is Wednesday, March 21st, 2018.

*All CVASA members, including children and individuals on the spectrum and their family members are invited to participate in this contest.*

NOTE: 2018 official Autism Walk T-shirts are available for a $10 donation, just "add-on" in the store during the Registration process. 

CVASA is Turning 20!

Join us as we celebrate 20 years serving the autism community in the Coachella Valley at our 2018 Autism Walk. Celebration activities at this year's autism walk include special entertainment, treats, giveaways, and more! 

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CVASA is Charity of the Month! Each "Like" = $5 Donation to CVASA!

CVASA is honored to be the featured Charity of the Month for March 2018 by the Walter Clark Legal Group. Each NEW "Like" equals a $5 donation to CVASA from the Walter Clark Legal Group.

Please be sure to visit and "Like" the Walter Clark Legal Groups Facebook  page at to support CVASA and the families affected by autism in the Coachella Valley.

About Walter Clark Legal Group
Walter Clark Legal Group is a law firm specializing in personal injury, serving the Coachella Valley, Victor Valley, and the Morongo Basin. Walter Clark is a board certified specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocates and the State of California and is also a member of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates. For more information about the firm, please visit


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