June 17, 2014

8 Successful People with Autism Spectrum Disorders

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Individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) each have different abilities and levels of functioning. What the future holds for each child with ASD is as unique as their individual personalities. As we learn more about autism and other disorders on the spectrum, we can better understand individuals living with ASD. Below are eight successful and widely-known people with ASD who can be positive role models for children growing up on the spectrum.

March 28, 2014

World Autism Awareness Day — April 2, 2014

April 2, 2013 across the Globe
The eighth annual World Autism Awareness Day is April 3, 2014. Every year, autism organizations around the world celebrate the day with unique fundraising and awareness-raising events.
The World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) is on April, 02 every year. It was designated under by the United Nations General Assembly resolution "62/139. World Autism Awareness Day," adopted on December 18, 2007, proposed by Representatives of the State Qatar, and supported by all member states.

The World Autism Awareness Day Resolution had four main components: (1) the establishment of April 2 as WAAD, (2) participation of UN organizations, member states, NGOs and all private & public organizations in WAAD, (3) raise awareness of Autism on all levels in society, (4) Security-General should deliver this message to member states and all other UN organs.