Autism Awareness Month

Autism months benefits and information

The official symbol for Autism month

The official symbol for Autism month

There are many different months that represent significant or different cultures and ideas. Months like Black History, Hispanic Heritage and even Autism Month. Autism is a serious developmental disorder that impairs the ability to communicate and interact. Millions of kids have been affected by this disorder and reports of at least 200,000 cases are recorded each year. This disorder can be treated but cannot be cured and usually has to be medically tested. This disorder can last for years or can be lifelong. World Autism day starts April 1, and lasts until April 30, which turns into a month. Autism Awareness month is a internationally recognized month. Many people have taken the initiative of making this month possible and is exploited throughout the world. The official colors for this month is bright royal blue. Usually there are parades that happen for this special month and many autistic kids participate in and show that they are not ashamed of being who they are. Even though autism affects you completely, doesn’t mean it leaves you hopeless, they can still rise and overcome their adversities and make a name for themselves. Sylvester Stallone was diagnosed with autism at age 3 and managed to be one of the best male actors of his day. Some celebrities aren’t diagnosed with this disorder but their kids can be affected by it, John Travolta’s son, Jett had autism and suffered from seizures, sadly he passed away from having a seizure. Autism should be recognized because its a serious epidemic and should have awareness and people supporting it. Autism was also made not just to bring autistic kids together but to bring everyone together and believing in the highest possible quality of life. This month is usually celebrated by Presidential/Congressional declarations,Online events and activities, local events and online affiliates and Partner opportunities. If you want to get involved visit http://www.autism-society.org/get-involved/national-autism-awareness-month/.