World Autism Awareness Day April 2nd
Today is World Autism Awareness Day. are diagnosed with a form of Autism, and that number has been rising. It’s up 30% since last year. In order to raise awareness, many people and organizations are doing their part by lighting the world up in blue lights or by wearing blue clot 1 in 68 childrenhing. 7000 Landmarks and buildings, 90 countries, 750 cities, and 7 all continents will turn blue tonight. Want to Light It Up Blue? Visit the Light It Up Blue site to learn what you can do to participate today, through the month and everyday moving forward.
As parents, we have a responsibility to make sure our children receive a better life than we do. By detecting signs of Autism early on in the development of our children, we can ensure they receive the assistance needed. If you’re not familiar with Autism or know the signs, check out Autism Speaks FAQ page. Get your child screened now, and you do something to benefit him or her for a lifetime.