I logged in to Twitter at the close of "Dancing with the Stars" last night when I spied a tweet that Shannon Tweed just posted (we follow each other) on the subject of Autism.
"Don't forget that April is Autism month."
Shannon also underscored that April 2nd (Friday) is World Autism Awareness Day.
The subject of Autism is close to Ms. Tweed's heart since one of her own children is autistic.
World Autism Awareness Day shines a bright light on autism as a growing global health crisis, according to the organizers.
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 the unique talents and skills of persons with autism and is a day when individuals with autism are warmly welcomed and embraced in community events around the globe.
"By bringing together autism organizations all around the world, we will give a voice to the millions of individuals worldwide who are undiagnosed, misunderstood and looking for help" an official noted at the organization's web site.
Concerned inviduals are urged to join in the effort to inspire compassion inclusion and hope.