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July 31st | The Detroit Zoo






          The 2nd annual Autism Hero Walk presented by DTE Energy Foundation will raise funds for crucial programming in the state of Michigan. Autism Alliance of Michigan is leading Michigan on the path to becoming a top 5 state in which to raise a child with autism. The Walk begins with an energetic opening ceremony followed by a 1.5 mile walk through the Detroit Zoo. Immediately following the walk, attendees are encouraged to enjoy a day at the Zoo and post-walk activities at the events pavilion.



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Free parking, carnival rides, lunch* and early access to the festival.

*First 550 sign-ups per day


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Sun 31

2nd Annual Autism Hero Walk

July 31 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm


The Big Book About Me

To know them is to love them.  The more the  staff knows about a child the better they can serve them, meet their needs.  The Big Book was designed to give children and their parents an opportunity to introduce themselves to staff.  The Big Book about Me provides a vehicle for documenting valuable information regarding the child’s:

  • Family
  • Emergency contact information
  • Likes, dislikes, feelings
  • Independent skills
  • Learning style
  • Health concerns
  • Important people in their life
  • Autism characteristics

Dear Parent….take a moment and work with you child on completing the Big Book about Me.  This will make a great gift to all the professionals who work with your child.

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Autism Alliance of Michigan

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