Autism Awareness is about advocating for more research about the causes of autism, but also:
*the long term impact autism has on individuals and their families.
* identifying resources for individuals with autism in academic and community settings.
* pushing for more healthcare coverage for related services, such as speech, occupational and physical therapy.
* short and lon term affects related to the bullying of children with autism in the school setting.
* mandating more professional development concerning autism for teachers and other personnel.