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World Autism Awareness Day – April 2

World Autism Awareness Day – April 2

We are thrilled to be lighting the sails of the Sydney Opera a beautiful blue for the 6th consecutive year to mark the United Nations World Autism Awareness Day. Part of a global awareness campaign, the Opera House is the first building to turn blue each year, followed by iconic landmarks around the globe including the Empire State Building, Arc de Triomphe, the Pyramids of Egypt and many more.

April 2 is such a significant day for the autism community worldwide. It’s an opportunity to recognise the 1 in 100 individuals on the spectrum, their abilities, their strengths and their contribution to our community. A proud day for autism families across the globe.

For those of you in Sydney, please head down to the Harbour at 7pm on April 2 to see the sails  turn a beautiful blue for the United Nations World Autism Awareness Day! The locations with the best views are marked out on the map here.

For everyone outside of Sydney, stay tuned as we’ll be sharing lots of photos online via our social media pages.

Make sure you wear something blue to show your support for all Australians with autism and the families who love them!

Together let’s all shine a light on autism and mark this special global awareness day.