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How to Light It Up Blue

Each April 2nd, Autism Speaks celebrates the start of its signature campaign, Light It Up Blue, along with the international autism community in recognition of UN-sanctioned World Autism Awareness Day and World Autism Month throughout April.

Here's how you can get involved in #LightItUpBlue:

1. Join us and wear blue on April 2

Join the thousands of people across the world who wear blue in honor of the millions of individuals and families affected by autism. Don't have your own blue gear? Our e-store has lots of autism awareness gear!

2. Help make autism trend on Social Media

While you're wearing blue, don't forget to take a selfie and post it using #LightItUpBlue!

3. Turn your profile photo blue!

Click here to get our #LightItUpBlue frame for your Facebook and Twitter profile photos!

4. Join global landmarks and light your home or business blue!

Be counted among the many landmarks around the globe that are going blue on April 2! Visit to learn more about blue light filters. 



Hope to see you in blue on April 2nd and throughout April for World Autism Month!