This past week something amazing happened in Ottawa. Bill C-206, an Act Respecting World Autism Awareness Day, was passed by the House of Commons making it into a law. April 2nd will now be World Autism Awareness Day in Canada.
From the news release:
“I hope families affected by autism will see this gesture as a reminder that they have not been forgotten,” he added, marking this momentous occasion. “We still have much to do, but the passing of this bill demonstrates that Canadian lawmakers care about autism and autism awareness.”
Read the last line carefully. Lawmakers care about autism and autism awareness. Let us not let them forget about this. Please use the above statement to constantly remind our governments that more needs to be done for the children and the families!
Thank you Senator Jim Munson!!
We are planning something for April 2nd. We’re not sure what that is yet, but we will let you know and we invite you to join us.
Where will you be on April 2nd?