April kicks off Autism Awareness Month - WNCT

Regional director for the Autism Society Holly Akin said what is even more important than awareness is acceptance. “We want to help them get jobs,” said Akin. “We want to help them go to college. So we are really looking for more acceptance and ...

White House goes blue for autism 1 hour ago - Newshub

Despite Donald Trump's false claims autism is the result of vaccinations, the White House will turn blue this weekend to honour those with the condition. "Further research into the causes and treatments for autism spectrum disorders is one of the ...

'Art Touched by Autism' to Raise Money for Autism Awareness - WTXL ABC 27

TALLAHASSEE, FL -- North Florida Community College and the Madison County 4-H are teaming up for an art show to raise money for autism awareness. 'Art Touched by Autism' features paintings by kids from a support group for children with autism and ...

Communities across Canada raising awareness for autism on April 3 - The Journal Pioneer

P.E.I.'s schools and workplaces are being asked to register with Autism Canada and hold their own fundraising events, or join an established one. Inside Out for Autism is to recognize World Autism Awareness Day on April 2. The events can be anything ...

Historic buildings in Greece turn blue on Sunday for World Autism Awareness Day - Tornos News International Edition (press release)

The National Theatre of Piraeus will be dressed in blue on Sunday participate in the series of events of the Greek Society of for the protection of People with Autism to celebrate the World Autism Awareness Day. It is a special action included in the ...

World Autism Awareness Day: Why Nations Are Lighting Up Their Buildings Blue - The Inquisitr

In case you're wondering why your local landmark is illuminated with blue light at night on April 2, it's probably because your city is participating in World Autism Awareness Day 2017. During the internationally recognized day, citizens from around ...

White House to shine a blue light on Trump's anti-vaxxer beliefs - ThinkProgress

During Friday's press briefing, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer announced that the White House would participate in World Autism Day on Sunday by shining a blue light on the building.

Autism Awareness? Yes! But Autism Understanding - That Will Change Everything For You and Your Child - Huffington Post

My son with autism has some peculiar behaviors. He likes to take parts of toys or pieces of games and drop them on the floor, while he positions himself ear down to the ground, listening to the ping they make when they hit. In the olden days, aka when ...

White House to Be Colored Blue Sunday for Autism Awareness - U.S. News & World Report

The White House will briefly become the "blue house" on Sunday to mark World Autism Awareness Day. | March 31, 2017, at 2:31 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. White House to Be Colored Blue Sunday for Autism Awareness.

"We Have Autism All Wrong", Letters from Joao, 21 years-old, non-verbal, "severely" autistic - Huffington Post

I have a friend in Portugal named João. I met his mother, Helena first. She reached out to me after reading my book,Awakened by Autism (Hay House, 2015) because she said she felt great hope. She said we shared a common vision about autism and we ...

Reducing discrimination through innovation - The Daily Star

The Children's Cultural Programme/Town Hall Meeting at the Shilpakala Academy on December 14, 2015, organised by Parents Forum for the Differently Able. Source: IPS. Saima Wazed Hossain. Within the last 5 years, thanks to political support and national ...

42 Maple Celebrates Autism Awareness Month With The Return Of “Unspoken Words” - Caledonian Record

42 Maple Contemporary Art Center will continue their collaboration with Autism Speaks, an advocacy organization that sponsors research and conducts awareness and outreach activities at an international level. These two organizations joined forces and ...

Real estate in blue! - Eurobuild CEE

POLAND The real estate industry has been preparing for the autism awareness month in April as well as the Light It Up Blue campaign. Light It Up Blue is a global campaign which was begun in 2011 by American organisation Autism Speaks. In Poland it is ...

Qatar to observe World Autism Awareness Month - ClickLancashire

Central Railway, in collaboration with parents' support group, Forum For Autism (FFA), will hold a series of awareness programmes to coincide with World Autism Awareness Day on Sunday. Every year, people around the world light up their homes and ...

Shine a Light on Autism - NIU Today

On Sunday, April 2nd, Autism Awareness Month begins with World Autism Awareness Day. The Presidential Commission on Persons with Disabilities will host an informational table at the Holmes Student Center on Monday, April 3rd from 11-1. They are also ...

Autism is in the spotlight - Yorkshire Evening Post

Stars of Emmerdale and children have been playing their part in World Autism Awareness Week. To mark the week, which runs until April 2, both the cast of Emmerdale and pupils at Rose Court nursery and pre-prep school in Headingley are donating clothes ...

Taylor Park to host autism awareness event - St Helens Star

A SPONSORED walk event will take place at Taylor Park on World Autism Awareness Day. The St Helens Autism and Asperger Society will host the event on Sunday, April 2. the day will start at 12pm, with the mayor of St Helens Cllr Dave Banks and some ...

April kicks off Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month in Michigan - Fox 2 Detroit

(WJBK) - April is Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month in Michigan, which is a great time to reflect on the progress that has been made in our state for individuals with autism. Lt. Governor Brian Calley joined us in studio to tell us more about the ...

Pros Gearing for Autism Angler of April Contest - Scout

The new campaign on the Elite Series this year will build on last year's pounds for a pledge donation. Autism Awareness has a new twist for a group of professional anglers in 2017. The new campaign on the BASS Elite Series this year will build on last ...

Autism Speaks launches international Light It Up Campaign for understanding and acceptance - Curacao Chronicle

AFG Autisme, APEPA, Autism-Europe Co-founders ring the Closing Bell at NEW YORK – To increase understanding and acceptance of people with autism, thousands of landmarks, homes and businesses in more than 150 countries will be lit in blue ...