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World Autism Awareness Day: 2 April

The World Autism Awareness Day 2019 was celebrated on April 2nd with the theme 'Assistive Technologies, Active Participation'.

Details:

  • The theme highlights the integral role technology plays in the development of people with any form of disability including autism.
  • Technology is not only important for development it also ensures that people with disabilities enjoy their basic human rights and helps them tackle any issues they face as a member of the society.
  • The theme 'Assistive Technologies, Active Participation' also highlights the fact that assistive technologies are expensive and inaccessible to a large population living with autism. 
  • There is also a lack of guidance about the usage of assistive technologies and their efficiency throughout the globe.
World Autism Awareness Day: 2 April World Autism Awareness Day: 2 April Reviewed by Ramandeep Singh on April 05, 2019 Rating: 5

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