Monday, April 10, 2017

April is Autism Awareness Month

Mesa County Commissioners this morning proclaimed April as Autism Awareness Month and encourage all employees and residents to participate in our municipality's activities and become better educated about autism.

The Board of Mesa County Commissioners presents Doug Sorter of STRiVE with the Autism Awareness Month proclamation. From left, Commissioner Scott McInnis, Doug Sorter, Commissioner Rose Pugliese, Commissioner John Justman

See the proclamation here:

Autism is a pervasive developmental disorder that affects social, communication, and behavioral skills. With early treatment, individuals with autism can lead significantly improved lives.

Doug Sorter of STRiVE thanked the Mesa County Commissioners for their continued support.

Doug Sorter of STRiVE spoke on behalf of a handful of STRiVE board members and other supporters in the hearing room.

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