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April Autism Awareness Month

April 19, 2016

"One of the most important things is be understanding. Try to let them in to your activities. Always use literal language, never be sarcastic."

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April 15, 2016

Good morning fellow WOLS students. April is Autism Awareness month," Meikus says in the school's video. "I have autism. I am like you. I go to school. I take tests. I watch TV. I like music and paying with my friends."

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April 02, 2015

President Barack Obama today issued a White House proclamation recognizing World Autism Awareness Day declaring that “everyone deserves a fair shot at opportunity” and celebrating the work of “advocates, professionals, family members, and all who work to build brighter tomorrows alongside those with autism.”

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April 01, 2015

On April 2nd, 2015, CenturyLink Field where the Seattle Seahawks play will go blue in honor of World Autism Awareness Day!

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March 31, 2015

On April 2nd, 2015, the Oriental Pearl Tower, one of the most distinct landmarks in China, will go blue in honor of World Autism Awareness Day!

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March 30, 2015

On April 2nd, 2015, Trafalgar Square, the central tourist location in London, England will go blue in honor of World Autism Awareness Day!

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March 27, 2015

On April 2nd, 2015, the Niagara Falls will be lit blue for a 15 minute duration from 8:30 pm to 8:45 pm in honor of World Autism Awareness Day!

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June 27, 2014

Researchers note big uptick in web searches on autism each April; biggest increases since launch of World Autism Awareness Day

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