World Autism Awareness Month

April is World Autism Awareness Month! While HANDS in Autism spreads awareness every month, World Autism Awareness Month is an opportunity for folks within the ASD community to celebrate their uniqueness and for the rest of the world to learn more about their peers. Check out the following resources and activities to learn, share, and celebrate this month.

From HANDS in Autism

10th Annual Autism Art Expo

Art Expo Logo 2020Each year HANDS hosts an Autism Art Expo to highlight the creativity of individuals with ASD as well as provide a platform for local artists to celebrate the ASD community as well during Autism Awareness Month. Due to the pandemic, we are hosting the event online this year. There are many ways you can participate!

  • Submit artwork to the expo!
  • Participate in our Weekly Art Ask prompts on Facebook
  • Send a video to where you answer “what does art mean to me?” or “what does autism mean to me?“.

What is ASD?

Looking for information related to autism spectrum disorder (ASD)? We have educational options to suit your learning style!

Get started by visiting our About ASD tab on our website. There you will find information about the diagnosis, facts and misconceptions, information for families, and more!

If you’re looking for an interactive module, enroll in our free What is Autism? module. For more free modules, look at our listings on the Coronavirus Resources for Educators page.

For more information about services available for transition-age (highschool to adult), HANDS facilitates the INformation Network where there is a comprehensive guide to resources.

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