Peetz students 'Light It Up Blue' to recognize Autism Awareness


Courtney Fletcher

Michelle Long presented information about autism to students and faculty in Peetz on Wednesday afternoon.

The month of April is the eighth annual World Autism Awareness Month where information is shared about autism and celebrated with fundraising and awareness-raising events. World Autism Awareness Day was officially celebrated on April 2 to bring attention to the growing global health crisis.

This year, Peetz students were able to get information about autism and participate in the international "Light It Up Blue "Campaign.

Autism is one of only three health issues to be recognized with its own day by the United Nations. This is a developmental disability that includes engaging in repetitive...

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