Beginning today, people around the world are Lighting It Up Blue with Autism Speaks to celebrate the beginning of Autism Awareness Month and World Autism Awareness Day, April 2. Over 1000 buildings around the world are turning their lights blue to raise awareness of autism. Visit lightitupblue.org to pledge your support and see pictures from around the world. See our blog for complete coverage of events from April 1 and April 2. Plus, learn about April awareness and fundraising initiatives from Autism Speaks partners.