Autism Awareness Day

Apr 02nd - All Day
Mayville State University Campus - 330 Third Street NE, Mayville, ND

The students in EDUC 388, Autism Spectrum Disorders, are marking Autism Awareness Day. People are encouraged to wear blue.

  • Autism affects 1 in 88 children.
  • Boys are five times more likely than girls to have autism.
  • Autism is the fastest growing developmental disability in the U.S.
  • Autism costs a family $60,000 a year on average.
  • Autism prevalence is growing.
  • There is no medical detection or cure for autism.
  • Autism receives less than 5% of the research funding received by many less prevalent childhood diseases.