Active for Autism Virtual Fun Walk 2021

Thu April 1 - Fri April 30, 2021 Baton Rouge, LA 70809 US

Families Helping Families of GBR Active for Autism Virtual Fun Walk 2021

$25 Registration ends April 30, 2021 at 10:59pm CDT
Get Active Anywhere You Like Anytime You Like!!
Baton Rouge, LA US 70809

Active for Autism is an Autism Awareness Event, a Fitness Challenge, a Fundraiser and a CELEBRATION hosted by Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge!   Our community will come together "virtually" in celebration and support of individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).  Proceeds from this amazing event will benefit the Resource Center for Autism Spectrum Disorder Program (RCASD), one of the many programs of Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge (FHFGBR).   

The RCASD Program staff work to provide factual and unbiased information and resources to individuals affected by an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis.  There is no charge for these services.  Through a peer support model, these individuals and their families are supported in navigating the maze of services that can lead to more positive outcomes, recognized through early intervention.  Through this level of support, individuals living with an ASD diagnosis learn about the medical, therapeutic and educational support needed.   Services are delivered through one to one peer support, case conferences, education and training. 

At Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge, we believe in acceptance and inclusion.  We strive to help those affected by ASD lead a more integrated and productive life.  Please join us as we get Active for Autism...virtually!   This is a chance to celebrate the individuals affected by Autism in our community, while supporting a very worthy cause.  

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One and Done Challenge (1 mile)

We realize that getting started isn’t always easy.   So we’ve designed this first fitness challenge to give you instant gratification for a job well done!   So get out there and get “Active for Autism!”  Walk, run or roll to complete your first mile and earn your first badge!   Be sure to take a selfie to share on your page to encourage others to get “Active for Autism” too!

Family Fun Challenge (3 miles)

If you are on this event site, then there is no doubt that you are already a part of our family here at Families Helping Families!   So we’ve designed this challenge with all of our families in mind.  Making time for family is always important.  So whether you are a family that we serve or a provider that serves families, or if you are just here to help make a difference, get your whole crew together and head out to the park, the zoo, your favorite walking trail or just take turns on that treadmill!  Clock 3 miles anywhere, with your family and earn the Families Helping Families badge!  Be sure to share that family photo!   

Well Begun Challenge (7 miles)

So you are off to a good start!  In this challenge we will be stepping it up a bit and completing 7 miles!  If you are feeling energetic, you can complete this challenge in just one day.   Or you can choose to complete this challenge in smaller efforts by logging 1 mile a day for 7 days.  Wherever you choose, however you choose, it’s up to you!   We are all differently abled.  So go at your own pace.  Just have fun and get “Active for Autism!”   Don’t forget to snap a few pics to share on the event site as well as your Facebook and Instagram accounts.   

Holding Steady Challenge (21 miles)

So, do you think you’re ready to tackle 21 miles?  Now that’s some dedication!  We’d love to hear how things are going along the way.   So be sure to check in with us from time to time throughout the month and let us know how it’s going!   We’d love to hear about your progress!   We appreciate your dedication in getting “Active for Autism.”  Don’t forget the selfies!

30/30 Challenge (30 miles in 30 days)

So, are you really dedicated to spreading Autism Awareness this month?  Well we have just 30 days in the month of April to do this.   So why not make the most of it by spreading a little awareness every day of the month!   You can log 1 mile a day for 30 days, and at the end of the month you will have 30 miles in!   Be sure to share what you are doing with others and encourage them to get Active for Autism with you!   If you are unable to log a mile one day, just do two the next day!   This is your journey so tailor it to your own specific needs.   Get “Active for Autism” and earn this badge!   

Fabulous Fur-Babies Challenge

We can’t forget the fur-babies!  After all they have been providing comfort and companionship ever since they joined the family.   So don’t forget to bring them along as you get “Active for Autism.”   Not all babies can handle a several mile walk, so just get them active doing whatever they are able to do!  Whether it’s a Doggie Dash or a Cat Nap!   We want to see the pics!   Post a family friendly pic of your family’s pet getting “Active for Autism” and earn this badge!   

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