Wear Blue This Thursday, April 1 – DGH Recognizes World Autism Day

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Break out the blue this Thursday, April 1, DGH community! DGH recognizes World Autism Day this Thursday.

A great place to learn more about autism? Start with Autism Speaks Canada. You can also check out this YouTube video on the Autism Speaks Canada website. It is a great video!

This website explains that autism, or autism spectrum disorder, is a range of conditions which include challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviours, and speech and non-verbal communication. It is now believed that there is no single cause of autism. Rather, there are a combination of genetic and environmental factors.