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World Autism Awareness Day

Today is World Autism Awareness Day. People all over the world are wearing blue for autism awareness. “Autism is a complex developmental disability that typically appears during the first three years of life and affects a person’s ability to communicate and interact with others. Autism is defined by a certain set of behaviors and is a “spectrum disorder” that affects individuals differently and to varying degrees. There is no known single cause…

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Wear Blue Friday for WAAD

Don’t forget to wear BLUE tomorrow in honor of World Autism Awareness Day. Also, wear blue jeans to work and make a $5 donation to For Autistic Kids. World Autism Awareness Day shines a bright light on autism as a growing global health crisis. WAAD activities help to increase and develop world knowledge of the autism epidemic and impart information regarding the importance of early diagnosis and early intervention. Additionally, WAAD celebrates…

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Abt Supports The For Autistic Kids Foundation

Gandhi once said “Be the change you seek in the world.”  The employees of Abt Electronics have recently held a variety of fundraisers and events for “For Autistic Kids,” a foundation that the Abt family established to raise awareness and understanding of autism.  This disorder affects 1 out of 150 children each year.  One of the fundraisers were “Denim Days,” where employees participated by wearing their most fashionable denim to work and…

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