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The WRDSB Marks World Autism Awareness Day

World Autism Awareness Day was marked by students and staff across the Waterloo Region District School Board on Tuesday, April 2. Autism touches more than 70 million people globally and approximately 1 in 66 children and youth are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Canada.

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Silverheights PS raises the flag for Autism awareness

Each day, our teachers, educational assistants, and early childhood educators at Silverheights Public School work with students who have Autism. To help change the Autism stigma, a group of staff decided to celebrate the contributions that people with Autism┬ámake to our world and educate their students. In recognition of World Autism Awareness Day, and to […]