April is Autism Awareness Month

April has been designated national Autism Awareness Month and provides the perfect opportunity for individuals and organizations across the nation to educate their communities about autism. We need you to connect the pieces this April by getting out there and spreading your message!

Here are some links to help you get started:

Also, remember to visit Autism New Jersey's main website and Facebook Page for additional autism awareness news and info.

Ambassador of the Week

Each week of April, we will be highlighting an “Ambassador of the Week” for their exceptional work in raising awareness and building acceptance.

Week 2 - Debbie Esposito

Debbie is a concerned community member that fell in love with working with children with autism at her local school district. It's this love that has inspired her to raise awareness and become a true ambassador for the autism community. We asked Debbie to tell us a bit about what motivates her>>

Week 1 - Eddie: The Au-some Balloon Creator

"He is a true ambassador -- a bridge between high school students and pupils with special needs and autism. Any amount of money raised during public events goes to an autism-related support group. The high school volunteers who participated in the event all walked away with rewarding feelings and a better understanding of autism." Click here to learn more>>


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Teachers awareness

Started by Sara Malvasia . Last reply by Cheri C. Jan 5. 1 Reply

Just a little frustrated my son is 7 years old he presented his project and read to his class. The teacher took points off because he couldn't answer his peers questions. He is autistic and does have problem interacting. It's frustrating to read…Continue

Who's your autism inspiration?

Started by Autism New Jersey. Last reply by Chaya Levin Apr 10, 2013. 13 Replies

Tell us who inspires you to raise awareness?Continue


Quick and Easy Fundraiser

You can set up your own personal fundraising page and collect donations from family and friends online.

Click here to learn more.

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Sponsor Thank you!

Thank you to the Toys"R"Us Children's Fund for its generous grant to help produce and distribute the kit. 

School Resource Pack Sponsors


Keller Williams Realty

Rotary Club of Plainsboro, NJ

Ambassador Hub Sponsor

Don Brown/MetLife Center for Special Needs Planning

Rack Card Sponsor


Community Education Section Sponsor


Junior Ambassador Section

Nestle Nutrition

Interested in being a sponsor for our 2016 Ambassador Program?  Click here or email balberici@autismnj.org

2015 T-Shirt -- Keep Calm and Raise Autism Awareness

Keep Calm and Raise Autism Awareness.  Wear our t-shirt proudly...not just during April, but throughout the year!

$15.00 each.

Discounts for orders of 10+.


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