Connecting Our Community: Autism Awareness

According to the Autism Society, The prevalence of autism in U.S. children increased by 119.4 percent from 2000 to 2010. According to the CDC 1 in 68 children born in the U.S. have an autism spectrum disorder making Autism the fastest-growing developmental disability. Find out more on this episode of Connecting Our Community.

Host Pat Shoemaker discusses this topic with  Barbara Ebel, a local community advocate for Autism awareness.

For more information about Autism there are a few websites you can go to:

Locally you can contact the Montgomery County Autism Connect website online here, by phone at call 301.652.3912 or by email at


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