Photo Essay By Riley Hastings

Families and friends of people on the autism spectrum gather to take their autism-positive messages to the streets of Winnipeg.

Winnipeggers, colourful signs in hand, gather at the Manitoba Legislative Building. /RILEY HASTINGS
Mike Wilwand, co-founder of Parents of Autistic Children Everywhere (PACE), has four children who are on the spectrum. He thanks the crowd before they embark on the walk. /RILEY HASTINGS
PACE is a support group for Winnipeg parents with autistic children. /RILEY HASTINGS
The sign says it all, “Autistic Kids Rock!” /RILEY HASTINGS
Cars honk in support as the group makes its way across Broadway. /RILEY HASTINGS