Resources: Autism Awareness Resources
April, National Autism Awareness Month, provides an opportunity for speech-language pathologists and hearing scientists working with individuals diagnosed with autism to raise awareness and share resources in their neighborhoods, workplaces, schools and local communities. Become a NJSHA Autism Ambassador by getting involved and partaking in activities that support the autism community.
The following are some helpful tips, tools and inspiration to get you started and evolved:
Libraries are a place to find information and a community gathering place for both children and adults. Below are some activities you can chose from: https://www.autismnj.org/hub/community
- Read your favorite book on the topic of autism https://www.pinterest.com/autismnj/books-about-autism/
- Share Posters with information about autism https://www.pinterest.com/pin/88172105183496935/
Community and Workplace
Offer to present on the topic of Autism to your local community, families and colleagues.
Learn about what’s new in Autism research and the DSM-5
Share resources on Autism
Volunteer in your local Autism Community Groups
Fundraise for your favorite Autism Charity Association to enhance research and support the science for treating autism
Share an article that is of interest to you and post it on Facebook and Twitter.
Attend a workshop or conference on the topic of Autism
Free printables for Autism Awareness Month:
- Share, highlight and purchase brochures, pins, bookmarks, stickers and other autism related supplies:
- Print out and laminate more Autism Awareness bookmarks.
- Attend an autism awareness event in your area.
Be a proud NJSHA Autism Ambassador by sharing your activities with us on our Facebook page and Website.
Student Contest: Bookmark Contest
Participate and Enter in the 2017 Autism Bookmark Contest.
Send your bookmark entries of your student/client’s work to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 15, 2017 to be in the running to have your design included in our NJSHA Website.
- Complete the contest form to enter your design
- Original Artwork will be accepted
- Theme and Message focused on Autism Awareness