Wednesday, 1 April 2009
World Autism Awareness Day - 2 April 2009
The purpose for this day is to raise
autism awareness within communities
and especially governments all over the
It is time for the local and global authorities to
recognise Autism in total of it's spectrum as
distinct from other conditions.
Due to the fact that the needs of autistic adults
and children are often not understood, they
suffer negligence and inappropriate social care.
According to the National Autistic Society, the
research suggests that autism costs UK £27.5
billion a year. This could be greatly reduced if
correct support was in place.
We need the local authorities to initiate urgent
planning, dedicated resources, and policy
Look out for events in your communities which
will be happening today.
Copy and add the badge to your blog for today
and STAND UP FOR AUTISM.
Please watch the video. I don't ask for your
money - that's someone else's responsibility.
I am asking for your understanding.