As Los Angeles works to ensure inclusion and support for the 1 out of 68 people who are on the autism spectrum, we hope you can join us in celebrating these Angelenos and their families.
•Presentation of Proclamation from City of Los Angeles declaring April 20th as Autism Awareness and Acceptance Day in L.A.
•Various speakers from all segments of city life, including officials from the city, LAPD, LAUSD, UCLA, the Community College system, and Hollywood
•Remarks from self-advocates with autism as well as parents of individuals with autism.
•Speakers will focus on the ways in which the city of LA is including and embracing individuals with autism, reducing stigma, and facing the challenges that lie ahead
•Reception following the program