Walk Now for Autism Speaks will be held Sunday, Oct. 9, at Value City Arena at the Ohio State University Schottenstein Center.

Walk Now for Autism Speaks will be held Sunday, Oct. 9, at Value City Arena at the Ohio State University Schottenstein Center.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., with opening ceremonies at 10:30 a.m. Walking will commence at 11 a.m.

The event raises funds for scientific research, advocacy efforts and family services, and increases awareness of autism spectrum disorders.

The day will include a Community Resource Fair with educational sources, therapists, schools and recreational organizations, as well as activities for kids.

For more information, call Kim Niederst at (614) 716-8570 or email kniederst@autismspeak.org.