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AIA’s World Autism Community Day of Celebration

Hello AIA families,

Happy April, a.k.a World Autism Month!

What is World Autism Month?

April is World Autism Month, and April 2nd is the United Nations-sanctioned World Autism Awareness Day. Throughout the month, there is a worldwide effort to spread Autism awareness, acceptance, and inclusion. April is a month of empowering others, fostering understanding, and igniting change to help individuals with Autism reach their full potential and achieve a world characterized by a genuine appreciation of the unique aspects of all people.

How can you celebrate World Autism Month?
  • Join us on April 1st at Scottsdale Ranch Park to celebrate and support neurodiversity! More information is below.

  • Learn about the history of Autism.

  • Wear blue to raise awareness and show support for Autism.

  • Spread kindness. Encourage acceptance. Promote inclusion.

  • Read, watch, or listen to something created by someone with Autism.

  • Donate to empower people with Autism by providing them with access to vital resources and support.

  • Watch a sensory-friendly film offered on the second and fourth Saturday (family-friendly) and Wednesday evening (mature audience) at an AMC theatre! Check your local theatre for listings for specific showtimes.

AIA’s World Autism Community Day of Celebration

Celebrate and support neurodiversity and inclusion with our AIA family by attending ‘World Autism Community Day of Celebration,’ a free community event hosted by the Parent Advisory Committee in honor of April being Autism Awareness Month. From 10 AM to 2 PM at Scottsdale Ranch Park, we will have free special education resources for learners of all ages, recreational crafts, face painting, special education booths, and more. So grab a blanket, chair, and your family & friends, and arrive early to get a good seat and enjoy a fun-filled day in the community! Sign up here!

Additional questions?

If you have questions about AIA’s World Autism Community Day of Celebration or are interested in providing a sensory-friendly booth, contact


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