Autism Awareness Month

Broward County Public Schools Supports Autism Awareness
  • Caption - Deerfield Beach Elementary

    April is Autism Awareness Month, and April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day. During the entire month of April, you'll hear about autism-oriented fundraisers, autism awareness presentations, autism-friendly happenings, and special opportunities to recognize people on the autism spectrum.  Broward County Public Schools fully supports Autism Awareness Month. Here are a few recommended activities: 

    • Family engagement day – 1.5 hours, decorate, sensory, AT, speech, manipulatives, leisure, 15-minute centers
    • T-shirt designed by a student, fundraiser
    • Students do pledge of allegiance on the morning announcements
    • Life skills room / sensory fundraiser
    • Puzzle pin fundraiser
    • Design bulletin board or mural in a prominent place in school
    • Sensory center activities