(design by Sutton Porter/courtesy of Laurie Edwards-Tate)

(design by Sutton Porter/courtesy of Laurie Edwards-Tate)

Wear blue in April to promote National Autism Awareness Month.

With the underlying theme of promoting awareness and acceptance, this year’s theme is to encourage friends and collaborators to become partners in a movement which fosters acceptance and appreciation, according to the Autism Society.

“Wanting to be free. Wanting to be me. Trying to make people see. And
accept the real me.”
-Scott Lentine

Autism Month is a great opportunity for members of the legislative, medical, healthcare, social services, educational, developmental disabilities communities combined with families, patients, and concerned individuals to gather across America in support of Autism.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 1 in 68 children have autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

Read more on Laurie’s article at LifeCycles in the Communities Digital News

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