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Autism Awareness Month: Acceptance, Inclusion

Autism awareness month

You may not know it, but the rate of autism in the U.S. has grown from 1 in 125 children in 2010 to now 1 in 54 in 2020. The range of autism is something that is not necessarily widely known and that's why organizations like the Autism Society launched an ongoing national public awareness effort in 1970 to help people to understand it and assure that all those affected by it are able to achieve the highest quality of life possible.
This year's theme is "Celebrate Differences." It's designed to make it easier for people to recognize signs, symptoms, and the realities of autism and to encourage acceptance and inclusiveness each day.