WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY
Bengaluru 28th March 2017: United Nation had declared 2nd April as WORLD AUTISM AWARENSSS DAY (WAAD) in 2007 and on 2nd April 2017, we call upon each and every one to help create the much needed awareness, acceptance, acknowledging and advancement for AUTISM.
The day longcarnival is called the “SATRANGI”, which explains the widespectrum of ability and disability found in Autism affected individuals. Itwill start in the Early morning at 6 AM with “STRIDES FOR AUTISM” 10Kand 5K Run starting at Cubbon Park, Bandstand` and go on to MG Road to createAwareness.
Afternoonprogram will start at 2 pm and go on till 6 pm in theevening with live band performance and entertainment items presented in betweenby children with Autism from various Special Schools. Finally the Vidhan Soudhawill be light up Blue at 6 PMto mark the International LIGHT UP BLUEAwareness Campaign.
Registrationis happening on line.
please clickon :https://click2race.com/Register?eventid=sfa_2017. Registrationwill be closed on 30th March 2017.
From 9am -12 pm one can choose to participate in the celebration in the more serious“TECH-Academic” panel Discussion program at Bal Bhavan, Cubbon Park.
Thepassage of RPWDBill (Right of People with Disability) in the parliament in Dec 2016 hasfinally given new generation disabilities like AUTISM, a legal acceptance inIndia.
AUTISM, isone of the most enigmatic and Complex disorder and due to lack of recognitionand awareness in past, it has only made situation more challenging..
“SATRANGI”has been put together by Autism Society of India with FullSupport from the Department of Disability, Women and Child Ministry, Governmentof Karnataka and Co-sponsored by AKAMAI Technologies. Many NGOs have partneredand participated to make it a success.