Autism Awareness Month

POSTED: 12:29 PM PDT Apr 20, 2013    UPDATED: 10:48 AM PDT Apr 23, 2015 

In order to highlight the growing need for concern and awareness about autism, the Autism Society has been celebrating National Autism Awareness Month since the 1970s. The United States recognizes April as a special opportunity for everyone to educate the public about autism and issues within the autism community. Learn more about autism here.