Easter Seals and the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. are Making the First Five Years of Life Count for Kids
CHICAGO, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- April 1st Deemed Make the First Five Count® Sunday at Baptist Congregations Nationwide
Today, there are more than 5 million children under the age of 5 at risk of autism, developmental delays and disabilities. The National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. H.O.P.E. Ministry has designated April 2012 as Easter Seals Awareness Month, specifically promoting "Make the First Five Count Sunday" on April 1, 2012 to stress the importance of early intervention to its more than 7 million members.