2nd April is the World Autism Awareness Day. Kingdom of Serbia Association includes in the marking of this day, wishing that more people get informed about autism, to break down prejudices and discrimination that goes to the people who have autism. This year, the slogan of this day is “Assistive Technologies, Active Participation”.
Autism is a complex developmental disorder. General population doesn’t know much about autism, and there are numerous false and wrong prejudices. What should be pointed out above all is that autism is NOT a disease, and that people with autism have the same feelings, desires and needs as well as members of the typical population.