Roanoke Valley Autism Awareness Month events

Blue Ridge Autism and Achievement Center increasing understanding, acceptance

ROANOKE, Va. – April is Autism Awareness month. Word Autism Day is Tuesday, April 2.

Different community organizations will come together in Roanoke to light up Elmwood Park blue from 6 to 8 p.m.

The Blue Ridge Autism and Achievement Center wants to increase the understanding and acceptance of people with autism with multiple events this month.

April 13th is a night with the Salem Red Sox where there will be special jerseys, a silent auction and students being part of the game. Some of your ticket price benefits the organization.

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