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World Autism Awareness Day

Recognized internationally on April 2nd, World Autism Awareness Day encourages Members of the United Nations to take measures to raise awareness about people with autistic spectrum disorders, including autism and Asperger syndrome, throughout the world.

As reported by the Child Mind Institute, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is 4.3 times more prevalent in boys than in girls. This is because girls often go undiagnosed because they don’t fit autism stereotypes, and they mask symptoms better than boys do.

The best way to honor this day by becoming aware of the characteristics of people with this condition and try to increase our own understanding and promote kindness. LEARN MORE!


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