To celebrate World Autism Awareness Day on April 2, and to kick off Autism Awareness Month going on throughout the month of April, gather together with thousands of people across the globe and Light It Up Blue. Autism Speaks offers a variety of tools and resources for you to advance autism awareness. You can:
Wear blue to work. Take a photo and upload it to LightItUpBlue.org.
Use blue light bulbs to illuminate your house, school, or organization.
Like the World Autism Awareness Day page on Facebook.
Spread the word through email or Twitter.
Get more resources, including the banner featured below, on the Light It Up Blue website. A variety of banners are available in English and Spanish so you can share them on your website, your blog, or on Pinterest. And while you’re on the pinboard site, check out our Autism & Special Needs board and help promote awareness, education, and resources!
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