Slide Every April, Autism Speaks kicks off World Autism Month beginning April, 2nd. Join us and the world in supporting World Autism Day. SPOTLIGHT

Every April, Autism Speaks kicks off World Autism Month beginning with UN-sanctioned World Autism Awareness Day on April 2.

Joined by the international community, hundreds of thousands of landmarks, buildings, homes and communities around the world, light blue in recognition of people living with autism. Autism-friendly events and educational activities take place all month to increase understanding and acceptance and foster worldwide support.

 

We have listed links for information to websites offering information, education and support to help answer your questions or provide you with resources.  We hope that you find them useful.

 

https://www.autismspeaks.org/

This site offers information for families, friends, and advocates and of course, for people who are on the Autism Spectrum.  The site offers links to advocacy events in your area, walks/runs and information about apps which provide various strategies to support people who are on the spectrum.  https://www.autismspeaks.org/autism-apps

 

https://www.autismspeaks.org/sites/default/files/docs/week_by_week.pdf

This page offers a week by week plan to use for a child, recently diagnosed with Autism.

 

https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/links.html

This site is sponsored by the CDC and offers much information about people who are on the Autism Spectrum.  The site also offers links to other websites.  Some of the links are regarding financial resources, benefits, assistive technology, transition tool kits, and self-advocacy, just to name a few.