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Thursday, March 29, 2018 Link

Thanks to the Autism Center of Excellence of India, the Qutub Minar in New Delhi, India will Light It Up Blue on April 2, 2018 for World Autism Awareness Day! 

The Qutub Minar is a minaret that forms a part of the Qutab complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Mehrauli area of Delhi, India. 

The Minar is surrounded by several historically significant monuments of

Thursday, March 29, 2018 Link

The Sydney Opera House will Light It Up Blue on April 2, 2018 in honor of World Autism Awareness Day! 

Opened on Oct 20, 1973 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It is home to the Sydney Symphony Orchestra as well as the Sydney Opera House Grand Organ. This is the largest mechanical tracker action organ in the world, with over 10,000 pipes.

Thursday, March 29, 2018 Link

The Suez Canal in Egypt will Light It Up Blue on April 2, 2018 in honor of World Autism Awareness Day!

The Suez Canal that was officially opened on November 17, 1869, is an artificial sea-level waterway that is the first canal ever to connect between the

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