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WORLD AUTISM DAY

Apr 2, 2018 || A Call to Action


Autism is a mental condition that starts from early childhood, characterized by great difficulty in communicating, social interaction and cultivating relationships with other people. It includes weakened developmental language combined with rigid behaviour.
Because of the range of symptoms, this condition is now called autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Causes:
Genetic and environmental factors

Treatment:
Early speech and behavioral interventions

Similar conditions:
Reactive attachment disorder,intellectual disability, schizophrenia.
World Autism Awareness Day” was passed in council on 1 November 2007, and adopted on 18 December 2007. It was proposed by the United Nations representative from Qatar, Her HighnessSheikha Mozah Bint Nasser Al-Missned,Consort of His Highness Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the Emir of the State of Qatar, and supported by all member states.

This resolution was passed and adopted without a vote in the UN General Assembly, mainly as a supplement to previous UN initiatives to improve human rights. Since its inception autism awareness and research around the world has increased as a result.
World Autism Day is one of only four official health-specific UN Days. The day itself brings individual autism organizations together all around the world to aid in things like research, diagnoses, treatment, and overall acceptance for those with this neurological variance.
Today, the world is turning blue in honor of World Autism Awareness Day due to the Light it Up Blue, a campaign spearheaded by the autism community that aims to foster understanding and acceptance for those with autism.
Let’s express our support and ensure that the children, women and men with autism get equal rights and participation in every sphere of life. They need understanding and personal approach to thrive!

I know sometimes it can be challenging but with constant efforts and outflow of love these individuals can live above autism!

#LightItUpBlue

P.S. – Wiki helped with some source

Chukukere Amarachi is an Artistic Nigerian Social Impact Advocate, Blogger, Communications & Media Enthusiast, Aspiring Social Entrepreneur and Trainer who promotes and believes in sustainable livelihoods for all. She seeks to inspires a global audience with her voice, business, community development projects and advocacy messages. Her Goal Building an enabling environment for great potentials to thrive. She can be really goofy and playful, is attracted to exotic dishes and locations and wouldn't mind owning a private jet, oh yeah! She's a strong believer and follower of Jesus Christ. For her people who cook, create, explore and travel have a spot in my heart ♥

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