Category - autism sunday

  • 2 Apr 2014

    The seventh annual World Autism Awareness Day is on 2 April 2014. Every year, autism organisations around the world mark and celebrate the day with unique fundraising and awareness-raising events.

  • 10 Feb 2013

    Churches across Britain will mark Autism Sunday once again today (10 February 2013).

  • 2 Apr 2011

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has called for greater public awareness of autism, in a message to mark the annual World Autism Awareness Day.

  • 14 Feb 2010

    While the main media focus will be on Valentine's Day today, many churches across the UK have been 'spreading the love' in a rather different way - by showing support for those living with autism and those who support them.

  • 10 Feb 2009

    Hundreds of people attended a special service to mark Autism Sunday 2009 - the International Day of Prayer for Autism and Asperger's Syndrome on 8 February. Cheryl Gillan MP is introducing an Autism Bill in parliament.

  • 4 Feb 2009

    Cathedrals, Churches and religious groups in Britain and across the world have been urged to support over 60 million people with autism and Asperger's Syndrome on 8 February 2009.

  • 7 Jan 2009

    Cathedrals, Churches and religious organisations across the world have been urged to pray for over 60 million people with autism and Asperger's Syndrome.

  • 7 Jan 2009

    Autism Sunday, the International Day of Prayer for Autism and Asperger's Syndrome falls on Sunday 8th February this year.

    Cathedrals, Churches and religious organisations across the world have been urged to pray for over 60 million people with autism and Asperger's Syndrome.

  • 30 May 2008

    Autism campaigners around the world are urging Pope Benedict XVI to act on autism in the wake of the banning of a 13 year old boy with severe autism from the Roman Catholic Church of St.Joseph, in Bertha, Minnesota in the United States.

  • 20 May 2008

    Autism campaigners around the world are urging church leaders and clergy to understand the complex needs of children and adults with autism after a Roman Catholic priest banned a boy with autism from his church