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This post originally written in April (the World Autism Awareness month) for Rumah Autis (a non-profit organization whose concern is to provide special education care for children with special needs especially from the less fortunate families).

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You will love the reason these restaurants are blue (BOTM)

Within the last week, you may have noticed your favourite restaurant glowing an unusual blue. If you wondered why, you won’t be alone as I hadn’t even recognized the significance until I attended an event last Sunday which brought all the pieces of the puzzle together. 568 more words


On the value of an autism diagnosis

Dear Friends,

As it’s World Autism Awareness Day I’d like to mention my own diagnosis of autism back in 2011.

I was fortunate to spot the signs earlier than many women my age (then, mid-thirties) might have done, back at that time when women’s autism was so under-researched, yet getting diagnosed was not a simple process. 1,302 more words


The Amazing World of Autism

As I mentioned last week, April focuses on bringing understanding and awareness to the both the issues and strengths that individuals with Autism experience.

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World Autism Awareness Day 2017

The ninth annual World Autism Awareness Day is April 2, 2017. Every year, autism organizations around the world celebrate the day with unique fundraising and awareness-raising events.

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Announcements & Celebrations

How I stopped hoping for my autistic son to become 'normal'

Yesterday marked the 10th World Autism Awareness Day. The United Nations, which passed a unanimous resolution in 2007 designating April 2nd for autism awareness, had Autonomy and Self-Determination as this year’s theme. 829 more words

Families with autistic children seek better public awareness

April 2nd marks World Autism Day — a chance to learn more about a condition that affects one in 68 children, and what life is like for families impacted by it. 390 more words