Go Blue for Autism is an initiative of Autism Queensland.

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Go Blue from April 2 to increase greater understanding, acceptance and inclusion of people on the autism spectrum.

 

Autism is a complex, lifelong developmental disability that affects a person's ability to communicate, interact with others and cope in everyday situations. The cause of autism is not fully understood, but structured early intervention, therapy and education delivered by professionals with expertise in ASD can make a significant difference.

 

We acknowledge that Australia has come a long way in raising awareness about autism but there's still more to be done. During April Autism Queensland asks our supporters to raise funds to help us support people living with autism.

 

HOW CAN YOU GET INVOLVED?

  • Host a Go Blue for Autism Day - Dress in blue, wear a blue wig, decorate your school/office/home and collect gold coin donations

  • Purchase Go Blue for Autism merchandise

  • Make a donation

  • Adding a Go Blue Twibbon to your Facebook page or changing your photo blue;

  • Like us at our “Go Blue of Autism” Facebook page, and share with your friends;

  • Organise your own “blue” themed fundraiser.

 

 

Read the Go Blue for Autism Fundraising Guidelines.

WHY WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT

All funds raised during April will help Autism Queensland continue to provide vital services for children and adults living with autism.

 

Established in 1967, Autism Queensland has a proud tradition of family-centred practice for individuals of all ages and the families, professionals and others who support them.

 

Our team of allied health professionals and educators deliver services throughout Queensland from centres in Brisbane, Gladstone, Rockhampton, Mackay and Cairns.

 

Our evidence-informed programs aim to help people with autism cope with the challenges associated with their diagnosis while also focussing on their individual strengths and abilities.

For more information about Autism Queensland please visit our website. www.autismqld.com.au

 

For more information about Go Blue for Autism please call (07) 3273 0035 or email donations@autismqld.com.au

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