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Thursday, March 29, 2018 Link
Thursday, March 29, 2018 Link

The tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, will Light It Up Blue on April 2, 2018 in honor of World Autism Awareness Day!

The Burj Khalifa began construction in 2004 and was certified as the world’s tallest

Thursday, March 29, 2018 Link

The Edinburgh Castle located in Scotland will Light It Up Blue on April 2, 2018 in honor of World Autism Awareness Day. 

  • Edinburgh Castle is a historic fortress which dominates the skyline of the city of Edinburgh, Scotland, from its position on the Castle Rock.
  • The site has been  occupied since the late Bronze Age. 
  • Buildings of present
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Link

One of then largest Roman Catholic Churches in the world, the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, will Light It Up Blue on April 2, 2018 in honor of World Autism Month! The picture above is of the Sagrada Familia lit blue from 2015. 

The 

Friday, March 23, 2018 Link

Spectrum Designs Foundation is a nonprofit organization that has devoted its energy to becoming one of the fastest growing apparel decorating businesses of its kind. Based in Port Washington, New York and founded in 2011 by Patrick Bardsley, Nicole Sugrue and Stella Spanakos, Spectrum Designs currently offers paid employment to 19 young adults with

Friday, March 23, 2018 Link

For the ninth straight year, New York's most iconic landmark, the Empire State Building, will Light It Up Blue on April 2, 2018 in honor

Thursday, March 22, 2018 Melissa ReinerLink

Melissa Reiner is the Autism Consultant on the ABC TV show, "The Good Doctor." As a Certified RDI Consultant with a Master’s Degree in Special Education she founded AskMelissaNow and Bridging Pathways – Autism and Behavioral Consulting to equip and empower people with the tools techniques and resources they need to overcome social, emotional and

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 Link

In honor of World Autism Awareness Day, various landmarks in Los Angeles will Light It Up Blue on April 2, 2018! 

Staples Center 

  • The arena opened on October 17, 1999, and is one of the major sporting facilities in the Greater Los Angeles Area.
  • The arena is home to the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers of the NBA, the Los Angeles Kings of the 
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 Link

In honor of World Autism Awareness Day, various landmarks in Chicago will Light It Up Blue on April 2, 2018! 

Wrigley Field

  • It is the home of the Chicago Cubs, one of the city's two Major League Baseball (MLB) franchises.
  • It first opened in 1914 as Weeghman Park for Charles Weeghman's Chicago Whales of the Federal League, which folded after the 1915
Monday, March 19, 2018 Sheila MorovatiLink

The guest blog post is by Sheila Morovati,  mother of 2 children and the founder & president of Crayon Collection. Her work highlights habits of waste through the collection and redistribution of the 150 million like-new crayons that restaurants throw away each year. She is proud to know that the Crayon Collection model she created lends itself to give so many people a sense of purpose and fulfillment.