Saturday, April 02, 2022

Today (April 2nd) is World Autism Day!

I know it has been a while since I posted on this blog, but World Autism Day is too important to pass up, so here I am. 

World Autism Day should serve as a reminder to all of us of a few things about autism: 
1. The incidence and prevalence of Autism are NOT affected by any vaccines of any kind. 

2. Autism affects all ethnic and socioeconomic groups. 

3. Autism cannot be medically detected with current practices and technology. 

4. Autism is diagnosed more in biological males over biological females. 

5. Early intervention, as with most health conditions, is the best opportunity for a chance at a fruitful life for those living with autism. 

For more valuable statistics, you may go here:

What else can you do to observe World Autism Day?

First off, if you have a loved one in the spectrum, give them a big hug! For 10 more inspiring ideas go here:

Parting Thoughts: Autism is heavily misunderstood. We are also not anywhere near developing a good understanding of autism. It is important to support valid research and development for better diagnoses and therapies. Moreover, it is key that those who have conditions along the autism spectrum should be welcomed and integrated into society as well as possible. 

Should you wish to remind yourself of future recurrences of the World Autism Day, you can follow this link:


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