Best Buddies have a ball at Westhill
World Autism Awareness Day, recognized internationally on April 2, was originally designated by the United Nations in 2007 in an effort to end stigmatization and discrimination against those with autism. April 2 fits in with the UN’s Agenda for Sustainable Development, which promises to leave no one behind, according to Wincalendar.com. The whole month of April is internationally recognized as Autism Awareness Month, which began in 2007, originated by the Autism Society. People all over show their support by wearing the color blue and lighting blue lights outside their homes, or even around their town.