According to news reports, 5-year old Kaymania Serenity Catta, who had autism, was reported missing just before 6 p.m. on Wednesday after she apparently wandered away from her family's Hampton, Virgina home. After an intensive search, her body was found near the shore of a small lake on Westview Drive early Thursday morning. Read full report.
In the last year, ACT Today! has provided over $240-thousand dollars for families in need who can not afford the necessary tools for their children.
In addition, ACT has created a fund or the special challenges military families face with autistic children. The fund called ACT Today! for Military Families has distributed over $100-thousand dollars since it’s beginning in July 2010. In the past 8 months, ACT Today! has distributed 15 fencing grants totaling $39, 777.
If you would like to help a family in need, or for more information about ACT Today! or the ACT Today! for Military Families national campaign, visit www.act-today.org or www.acttodayformilitaryfamilies.org.