What is Autism? Who are you? Show Your Support
Awesome For AutismJovie
World Autism Awareness Day is Monday April 2, 2012

What is Autism?

Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are lifelong developmental disabilities characterised by marked difficulties in social interaction, impaired communication, restricted and repetitive interests and behaviours and sensory sensitivities. Source

Is there a cure? There is presently no known cure for ASD. However, early intervention, specialised education and structured support can help develop an individual’s skills. Source. It is recommended that a child with Autism receives at least 20 hours of therapy each week. 

What is the Autism Puzzle Piece? There is alot of debate about this - however, I choose to use it as a positive icon for Autism. Autism (and NOT the person) is the puzzle that we are trying to learn more about. 

Who are you?

My name is Tracey and I'm a mum of two gorgeous kids. 

My daughter, Jovie (2), was diagnosed with Autism in September 2011.  Since her diagnosis, we've been busy figuring out this world of therapy, appointments, new advancements and events around the world to support Autism awareness.


Find out more about Jovie & Autism here.

Show your support

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Stitch Baby + Kids
Buy a necklace, keyring or ribbon from me at Stitch Baby + Kids
Autism Awareness Fundraising
Donate direct to Autism Awareness via my fundraising page
Light It Up Blue
Support the Light It Up Blue campaign  
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1000 Hours
Support the 1000 Hours campaign
If you're on Instagram, 'Like' my Autism Awareness pictures that I'm posting from now until the end of April. My username is traceytakesphotos.

I'll also post them to my blog, so you can link to the images there.

Blog about your connection to Autism. Ask questions if you haven't. 

If you're interested in buying a print of any of my artwork, please get in touch :)
Awesome for Autism on Facebook
If you're on Facebook, 'Like' my page and/or Share one of the messages posted

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