Autism advocate and Real Housewives of New Jersey star, Jacqueline Laurita has a deep commitment to the cause. Her youngest son, Nicholas, was diagnosed with Autism from a young age, which lead to her becoming a vocal crusader for the movement.
People with Autism are classed as having Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and the terms autism and ASD are often used interchangeably. A wide spectrum disorder, people will autism have set of symptoms unique to themselves; no two people are the same.
Over the weekend, the RHONJ star and Kulture City Ambassador took part in their annual Kulture Ball. An annual star studded event where celebrity and philanthropy walk hand in hand to promote acceptance, foster awareness and raise funds for programs benefiting children and families with Autism.
Jacqueline joined forces with fellow Kulture City Ambassadors, Tiki Barber and his wife Traci Lynn Johnson, to support Kulture City’s Autism ball.
Sidebar, Traci Lynn Johnson has been rumored to be joining the season 7 cast of The Real Housewives of New Jersey. Melissa Gorga, another RHONJ star has been spotted hanging with Traci Lynn Johnson on numerous occasions, lending credibility to the rumor.
The ball was a huge success. Many celebrities attended and the event featured great entertainment, an elegant dinner, a one-of-a-kind live and silent auction featuring their amazing “Present Wall.”
Jacqueline Laurita and her husband, Chris Laurita were both honored for their outstanding contributions to raising Autism awareness. The proud mama posted their award on Instagram, “Proud of this @kulturecityAdvocacy Award! #KultureBall#IgniteConference #AutismAwareness.”