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Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik urged everyone to stand with people with autism. Patnaik’s request to the people came on the occasion of the World Autism Awareness Day.
“On #WorldAutismAwarenessDay, let’s stand up for people with autism & express our support & commitment to ensure their rights and equal participation in every sphere of life,” said Patnaik on his twitter handle.
The World Autism Awareness Day which was designated by the United Nations in 2007 is celebrated annually on April 2nd to raise awareness of the autism spectrum disorders and improve the lives of those currently living with autism.
Autism refers to a lifelong brain development disorder that affects social interactions, learning, routines and communication.