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World Autism Day

I Will Not 'Light It Up Blue'

Michelle Sutton | Posted 06.02.2014 | Impact
Michelle Sutton

Acceptance is different than awareness. Acceptance means that everyone is worthwhile, no one's neurology is made fun of, and everyone gets the support they need without having to fight legislators to provide it.

Playground Progress

Kimberly Abbott | Posted 06.03.2013 | Parents
Kimberly Abbott

My heart swelled and broke simultaneously. I wanted to help him and had to resist approaching the ringleader to ask if my boy could play too. Even though he is only five and -- hopefully -- far from the years that my mere existence will utterly embarrass him, I knew he didn't want me to interfere.

What My Daughter's Diagnosis Has Meant For Her Twin

Denise Henry | Posted 06.02.2013 | Parents
Denise Henry

I try to capture these moments in a picture or on video because sometimes I'm not sure how often these moments will occur in the coming years. I want them to hold on tight to each other and lean on each other throughout their lives, as siblings should do for each other.

Yoko Ono's "Promise" on World Autism Awareness Day

Peter Brown | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Peter Brown

Yoko Ono Lennon's latest feat is a fabulous mural called "PROMISE" which is being auctioned off in 67 acrylic puzzle pieces to benefit World Autism Awareness Day.

"It's Bulls**t!" Jenny McCarthy Takes None Of It Where Autism Is Concerned, Even If She Is On TV

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 07.16.2013 | Media

Yesterday was World Autism Awareness Day, and as part of CNN's week-long programming for autism awareness Larry King dedicated the full hour of his pr...