• Sun. Jun 16th, 2024

Celebrating Autism Acceptance Month at Collegis

Recognize Autism Acceptance Month and learn about the implications of COVID-19 and virtual learning on students with autism over your morning coffee.? Join the United Nations this Friday from 9 to 10:15 am CSTfor Inclusive Quality Education for All, a FREE virtual event that includes global commentary on disability inclusion in primary, secondary, and higher education, as well as a panel on mitigating inequalities in learning environments everywhere.

To learn more and sign up, click HERE and follow the registration link at the top of the page.

If you can’t make it to the event but have five minutes to spare, watch Benjamin’s Story, a reflection on the intersection of sustainability and autism that features an interview between Benjamin Rosloff, an emerging young filmmaker with autism, and former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Find it HERE.

To see Rosloff’s latest work, check out Be Seen, a documentary he released on April 2, 2022 in support of Autism Acceptance Month. Watch it on YouTube HERE.

April 2 was World Autism Awareness Day, an annual day of recognition for people on the autism spectrum that aspires to address inequality and inclusion and honor people with autism as integral members of their communities. Commemorate World Autism Awareness Day and learn more about autism by reading and sharing this National Today ARTICLE.


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