People Are Wearing Blue Today for Autism Awareness Day
- Author: Joanne Flowers Apr 02, 2018,
Apr 02, 2018, 20:22
California, MD- April is Autism Awareness Month and today, April 2, is World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD)-a day aimed at spotlighting Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), one of the fast growing developmental disorders in the country. Autism, or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is not kind.
This is particularly important, as many mainstream schools and educational institutions in India admit autistic kids without understanding the disorder or the need for specific and comprehensive teaching models. "We are all with them", she said. Avery can speak very few words, eats a particular diet and enjoys sorting, organizing and colour co-ordinating everything from toys to Smarties.
The earlier the signs of autism can be spotted and earlier the right intervention, the greater the chances of facilitating the foundations for healthy relating, communicating and thinking, to help reverse the core deficits of autism. "Many people think children with autism are just bad". The symptoms for Autism are often visible during the early childhood and are characterized by impairment in social interaction or communication, and repetitive behavior.
In this context, M Abdul Hamid called upon parents, NGOs, philanthropists and individuals to come forward and support children with autism, help them unfold their creativity and make them inseparable part of society and national development.
Landmarks, buildings and communities around the world will light up blue to raise awareness on this World Autism Day.
World Autism Awareness Day, April 2, is organized across the globe to celebrate the unique talents of those with autism community events.
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health services to people living in south east England and offers a pathway for a diagnosis of autism in adults and children. The findings of the study reflect the hardships faced by parents of autistic children to ensure an "inclusive" education for their children.
The debate also covered the level of provision for autistic children in schools.
"They do not know how to deal with children with special needs and sometimes are openly annoyed by their behaviour".
The event will be held at the lovely Westin Lombard Yorktown Center from May 23-27, 2018.
"We believe real inclusion in education will bring real and positive change, which is in line with our global network's philosophy of being "Here for Good", Professor Grimley said.