RISE for Autism’s 1st Annual Charity Golf Tournament
Legato, LLC was a proud sponsor of the RISE for Autism Golf Tournament on Monday, Sept. 17, 2012 at Renditions Golf Course in Davidsonville, MD. The event benefited individuals with Autism and Related Disorders, and their families. It was a great opportunity for the employees of Legato to show their support of a very worthy cause, and to enjoy a beautiful and challenging golf course.
Autism Facts, provided by RISE for Autism, Inc.
- Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) affect 1 in 88 children
- ASD’s are 5 times more likely to occur in boys then girls
- More children will be diagnosed with an ASD this year, than AIDS, cancer, & diabetes combined
- Costs of therapies, education, and treatments is an average of $3.2 million across the lifespan of an individual with an ASD
- Effective interventions can reduce the cost of lifetime care by 2/3