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Autism Awareness Events

April is Autism Awareness Month! Celebrate at events in Pennsylvania, South Jersey and Delaware.




All month

Autism Awareness Ambassador Program Autism New Jersey provides tips and tools to individuals who want to spread awareness in their school, workplace or community.

Bubbles 4 Autism Help South Jersey’s Faces 4 Autism spread bubbles of hope. Whether you blow bubbles with a community group, school group or family, join in the movement to create awareness and acceptance. 

Puzzle Ribbon Campaign The Greater Philadelphia Autism Society provides free autism-awareness puzzle pins to schools in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties. Request yours at Asaphilly.org.

 

April 1

Flyers Autism Awareness Day, Wells Fargo Center, Phila. The team takes on the Boston Bruins.

 

April 3

Sixers Autism Awareness Night at the Wells Fargo Center, Phila. Celebrate while the team takes on the Brooklyn Nets. 

 

April 7

Phillies’ Autism Awareness Night, Citizens Bank Park, Phila. Celebrate the occasion while the team takes on the Miami Marlins. $4 of each ticket purchased through the Phillies website will be donated to Autism Speaks.

 

April 8

Autism Awareness Day, Philadelphia Zoo, Phila. Enjoy an autism research expo and marketplace, sensory and craft stations, magic shows, jugglers, live music and character appearances. While there’ visit the MetroKids booth to try a craft and stock up on magazines.

 

April 14

Walk for Autism, Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes, DE. Benefits Autism Delaware.

Sensory-Friendly Saturday: Adventures in Art, Brandywine River Museum of Art, Chadds Ford, PA. Visitors of all ages on the autism spectrum or with sensory processing disorder and their families engage in art activities.

 

April 15

Huddle Up for Autism with the Philadelphia Eagles, Lincoln Financial Field, Phila. Meet players and cheerleaders, take tours of the field and locker room, and enjoy face painting, moonbounces, magic shows and resource tables.

 

April 18

Upper Darby Autism Resource Fair at Primos Elementary School, Primos, PA. Meet representatives from local organizations and find out which local resources can benefit your family.

Hands Around the Lake, Main Campus Lake, Atco, NJ. After linking up hands in a circle around the water, enjoy entertainment and music. Hosted by Archway Programs.

 

April 21

Autism-Friendly and Therapeutic Playground Grand Opening at Potential Inc., Newtown, PA. Be among the first to try this playground with features that encourage social interaction and skill building. The space is open to the community when it’s not in use by the organization.

Faces 4 Autism 5K Run and Walk, Stockton University, Galloway, NJ. The dog-friendly event also features food and door prizes. 

 

April 28

Safety Day for Special Needs Families, Egg Harbor Twp. Community Center, Egg Harbor Twp. Explore emergency vehicles and enjoy live music, games and activities.

Walk for Autism Speaks, ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, Bethlehem, PA. 

 

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