Join Us for World Autism Awareness Day in Bismarck
Townsquare Media invites you to Light it Up Blue for World Autism Awareness Day on April 2nd at Liberty Elementary School.
- Face Painting
- Food Trucks
- Fire Trucks
- & More!
A free blue light bulb will be given to the first 100 families through the door.
According the Autism Society, Autism (ASD) is a developmental disability. It affects a person's ability to communicate or interact with others. In 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that Autism numbers have risen to 1 in every 68 births in the United States.
Certain behaviors of Autism include:
- Delayed learning of language
- Difficulty making eye contact
- Holding a conversation
- Difficulty with executive functioning
- Narrow, intense interest