MOORE, Okla. - Friday night Men's and Women's Basketball will play host to Ozark Christian College. The Women will play at 5:30, with the Men's game to follow at 7:30. This night will be about more than basketball, as it is Randall's annual Autism Awareness Night, hosted by the Kids & Dreams Foundation.
"The Kids & Dreams Foundation provides support to children of all ages and their families dealing with autism, bullying and other challenges faced by today's children. We seek to enrich the lives of the kids by locating and providing the resources that will help each reach their full potential in life."
- About 1 in 68 children has a been identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) according to estimates from CDC's Autism & Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network.
- 63% of youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder say they have been a victim of bullying.
- Every 7 minutes a child is bullied
- ASD is almost 5 times more common in boys (1 in 42) than among girls (1 in 189)