diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder each year – a 30% increase over two years ago. In Connecticut, there are an estimated 52,636 individuals who have ASD -- 12,000 under the age of 18. With these numbers, the need for accessible program supports like those provided by The Autism Project is critical in helping children with ASD improve their quality of life and thrive in their community.
After nine years, Magic Moments remains the main funding source for The Autism Project. State funding is almost non-existent, and although we are very