|Mesa County Commissioner Rose Pugliese stands with Doug Sorter of STRiVE at this morning's public hearing. The commissioners proclaimed April as Autism Awareness Month.|
The Mesa County Commissioners this morning proclaimed April as Autism Awareness Month. Doug Sorter of STRiVE accepted the proclamation.
The Commissioners wrote: "Autism is the fastest growing disability in the United States, affecting more than 3 million people ... and the incidence of autism is an urgent public health crisis that demands support from all levels of government."
Read the full proclamation here: