Correct Answer : Option (C) - 2nd April
"World Autism Awareness Day" is observed on 2nd April, every year to make people understand and accept people with autism, foster worldwide support, and inspire people. It is a day that spread kindness and autism awareness.
The UN Secretary-General's message for 2022 is, The United Nations supports the rights of persons with autism to fully participate in society, in line with the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
On this World Autism Awareness Day, let us reaffirm our commitment to an inclusive, equitable, and sustainable world for persons with autism.
WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY 2022 THEME : The theme for World Autism Awareness Day 2022 is ‘Inclusion in the Workplace’, Inclusive education is the key to the transformative promise of the Sustainable Development Goals, to 'Leave no one behind'.
The event is organized by the UN Department of Global Communications and the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, with the support of civil society partners including the Autistic Self Advocacy Network, the Global Autism Project, and the Specialisterne Foundation.
WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY HISTORY : The United Nations General Assembly unanimously declared 2 April as World Autism Awareness Day to highlight the need to help improve the quality of life of those with autism, so they can lead full and meaningful lives as an integral part of society.
In 2008, the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities entered into force, reaffirming the fundamental principle of universal human rights for all.
Autism is a lifelong neurological condition that manifests during early childhood, irrespective of gender, race, or socio-economic status. The term Autism Spectrum refers to a range of characteristics.
WHAT IS AUTISM : Autism is a neurodevelopment disorder characterized by deficits in social and language communication, as well as repetitive behaviors and restricted interests.
Children and adults with autism spectrum disorder have a wide range of abilities. Some people cannot speak at all and many have delayed or limited verbal communication..
Source : India Today