Russia joins international light up blue campaign in support of people with autism

Blue

- the official color of the non-governmental organization for the protection of the rights of people with autism

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, which came up with this campaign in 2005 ( another symbol of autism is a piece of the puzzle). The pyramids at Giza, the Sydney Opera House, the statue of Christ in Rio de Janeiro, skyscrapers in New York - on this day, the largest attractions are highlighted in blue as a sign of solidarity with people with autism.

In addition to Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Voronezh, Belgorod, Kostroma and Novosibirsk took part in the action.

According to the World Health Organization, there are about 67 million people with autism in the world.

According to the Ministry of Health, in 2014, 13,897 people with autism were registered in our country, and in 2018 - 31,415.

You can learn more about autism and the difficulties that people with autism spectrum disorders face. find out on the websites of the Exit Fund and Naked Hearts.

April is the month of the dissemination of information about autism.

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