Autism Awareness Day at Whole Foods Market-Campbell

Sat, Apr 17, 2010: 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

April is Autism Awareness Month. Whole Foods Market in Campbell would like to help increase awareness of this challenging disorder and to help emphasize the importance of diet in maintaining the health of those affected by this condition.

  • An average of 1 out of every 110 children will be diagnosed with an ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder)
  • Boys are 4 to 5 times more likely to develop this condition compared to girls
  • Many children diagnosed with autism have various food sensitivities including gluten, casein (dairy) and soy intolerance

For a flyer with all of the events, click here.

The Keynote Event is Autism Awareness Day-Saturday April 17 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

This FREE event is open to anyone interesetd in learning more about autism.

  • Meet with various ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) service providers from the South Bay - including Parents Helping Parents
  • Mingle with food vendors offering sampling of delicious gluten-free and allergy-free specific foods
  • Face painting, drawing contests, and free balloons for the children
  • Door prizes include diet-friendly Whole Foods gift baskets and other prizes

Weekly Events

Allergy Food Tours - These tours will highlight how to find specificfoods if you have various sensitivities to gluten, casein (dairy), soyas well as low sodium options. You will also learn how to interpret andread food labels. Free to the public.

  • Friday April 9 @ 7:30 pm
  • Monday April 12 @ 7:30 pm
  • Friday April 16 @ 2:30 pm
  • Monday April 19 @ 10:00 am
  • Friday April 23 @ 2:30 pm

Please contact customer service to sign up (408)371-5000. These are smaller, more intimate tours, so space is limited.

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Date:Sat, Apr 17, 2010: 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Location:

Location(s)

Whole Foods Market
1690 S Bascom Ave
Campbell, CA, 95008
United States
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Fee:FREE
Contact Phone:408-371-5000
Event Website:http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/campbell/