29TH MARCH – 4TH APRIL
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How to celebrate World Autism Awareness Day – on 2nd April:
World Autism Awareness Day is often celebrated with a whole load of events and conferences. These are often informational and educational for teachers, parents and health care workers. There are also exhibitions and artistic workshops that occur around the country which showcase work created by children with autism. Television, radio shows and newspapers feature stories about people with autism and their lives.
More ways of celebrating World Autism Awareness Day include:
- Truly reflect to see how you can support people with autism in a way that changes lives.
- Sharing information online to spread awareness in your online communities.
- Support a local family whose child has autism.
- Getting involved in events run by autism communities.
- Listening to people you know who have autism about what it means to them.
- Donate to an autism organisation.
- Engaging in discussions with your children so that they become aware and accepting of their similarities and differences.