Autism workshop planned for April
Bermuda will recognise World Autism Awareness Day on April 1 with a public declaration at City Hall by Premier Paula Cox.l
The date also marks the start of Autism Awareness Month in Bermuda, and the 10th anniversary of Bermuda Autism Support and Education (BASE).
US autism consultant and author Paula Kluth will host a one-day workshop at Mount St Agnes Academy in honour of the charity's milestone.
Participants can register for the April 16 event at www.bermudaautism.org. The website has been revamped to provide more support and resources on the disorder.
According to BASE, it is currently estimated that about one in 110 children suffers from some form of autism.
Useful web link: www.worldautismawarenessday.org