Shine a Light on Autism in April

Posted by on Apr 3, 2014 in

Annually April 2nd is named World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) to bring attention to autism, a disorder that affects millions of children and adults around the world.  World Autism day was created by the United Nations in 2007. Their main goal is to shine a bright light on autism as a growing global health crisis. Autism is one of the three health issues to be recognized by the United Nations with its own day. Autism affects over 2 million individuals in the United States...

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Holyoke Will “Light It Up Blue” For Autism Awareness

Posted by on Mar 25, 2013 in ,

Holyoke Will “Light It Up Blue” For Autism Awareness

Each year April 2nd is named World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) to bring attention to autism, a disorder that affects millions of children and adults around the world. Last year Ross Insurance, the City of Holyoke, and many other businesses participated in the “Light It Up Blue” campaign for autism.  This year, we will be doing the same to support autism awareness and our city treasurer, Jon Lumbra, whose daughter is autistic. The City of Holyoke will “Light It Up Blue” by...

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