Host an autism-themed book club. Organize a story time at your library by offering to read a kids book about autism. Set up a library display as well. Here are some tips on how to create your own display:
Contact your local library to get permission to set up an autism awareness display.
Use books about autism that your library has in the display.
Autism has made its way into popular culture, movies, and documentaries. Here are some tips for planning a screening for autism awareness:
Pick a date and location (school, auditorium).
Choose a movie or TV episode that includes the topic of autism.
After the viewing, conduct a discussion about the film and use some of the Talking Points.
Here are some movie and TV episodes that include the topic of autism: Autism: The Musical (2007), Temple Grandin (2010), Rainman (1988), Parenthood (TV Series; 2010 to 2015) Season 5, Episode 18- "The Offer"