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President Donald J. Trump Proclaims April 2, 2017 as World Autism Awareness Day - The White House (blog)

On World Autism Awareness Day, we highlight the importance of addressing the causes and improving the treatments for autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). We also recognize the importance of identifying ASDs early in a child's life and of understanding the ...and more »

Trump marks Autism Awareness Day with a blue-lighted White House - Los Angeles Times

President Trump shared a photograph of the White House lighted in blue to raise awareness of autism. Melania and I are honored to light up the @WhiteHouse this evening, for #WorldAutismAwarenessDay. Join us & #LIUB. https://t.co/o07NPQTCyK ...and more »

Number of people with autism triples in past decade - Jerusalem Post Israel News

The ministry released the statistics on the Autism Spectrum Disorder on the International Day for Autism Awareness, marked annually on April 2. By Lidar Gravé-Lazi. April 3, 2017 00:29. 2 minute read. > Security and Defense: Taking in the panoramic ...and more »

World Autism Awareness Day: 5 things you didn't know about autism - Globalnews.ca

WATCH: For more than a year, Julia, a “Sesame Street muppet with autism, has existed in print and digital illustrations as the centerpiece of a multifaceted initiative by Sesame Workshop. But now Julia is set to make her televised debut in April.and more »

World Autism Day: How to spot, and treat signs of autism - Hindustan Times

As the world observes Autism Day on April 2, the awareness about the disorder (autism spectrum disorder – ASD) and measures to battle it are quite low, especially in India. According to a study by a top child neurologist at All India Institute of ...and more »

Autism spectrum disorder not a deficit, expert says, as she urges schools to embrace autistic children - ABC Online

Society needs to stop considering autism spectrum disorder as a deficit and start embracing difference, a South Australian expert in special education says. Department of Education and Child Development special educator Kathy Kleinschmidt said autism ...and more »

Autism Myths: 6 Incorrect Assumptions About People On The Autism Spectrum - Huffington Post Canada

When Hamilton mom Tracy Lamourie was telling her son Cassidy about World Autism Awareness Day, she noticed he didn't seem very excited about the assembly that would be held at school, or even about the CN Tower being lit up in blue in support of ...and more »

World Autism Awareness Day: Studies Claim Grandmothers Can Identify Early Signs of Autism - NDTV

In the wake of World Autism Awarness Day that would be celebrated tomorrow, a new study has brought forth findings that could aid early detection of autism in children, and promote necessary intervention at an earlier stage.People diagnosed with Autism ...and more »

What it means to be autistic - The New Indian Express

KOCHI: Have you ever seen a child suddenly throw a tantrum for no apparent reason in the middle of a crowded mall? Have you noticed a child behaving 'oddly'/ avoiding eye contact/ failing to interact with his/her peers? Have you wondered whether it is ...and more »

TBI Blogs: 9 Truths You Don't Know About People with Autism but Should - The Better India (blog)

There are more misconceptions circulating about Autism Spectrum Disorder than truths. On Autism Awareness Day, allow me to clear nine of them for you. It felt good, sitting amongst well-dressed and well-heeled women, answering questions about autism.and more »