Sea Eagles prop and Autism Australia Ambassador Brenton Lawrence is calling on fans to "Go Blue" to raise awareness for Autism in their round 7 NRL clash with the North Queensland Cowboys at Central Coast Stadium.
It's not often a devoted Queenslander would encourage NRL fans to wear blue but BJ is all for it on this occasion as he attempts to help raise funds for Autism Spectrum Australia.
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For example; simply the number 50 and not $50 or 20 not $20
You will then receive a return text to set up the donation and then simply text again your donation amount and it will automatically issue a receipt! SIMPLE!
Every four hours an Australian child is diagnosed with autism and one in 100 Australians of all ages has an autism spectrum disorder. People may have trouble with social interaction, communication and have restricted and repetitive interests and behaviours.
Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is the largest not for profit provider of autism services in the country. We work with over 10,000 people with autism and their families every year. Being on the autism spectrum is life-long.
There is no cure but there is hope. Our evidence-informed approach is designed to help families achieve the best opportunities and help people with autism reach their full potential.