World Autism Awareness Day
The World Autism Awareness Day observance, on March 31, 2017, will discuss policies and approaches being implemented with regard to guardianship and the path to self-determination and legal capacity of persons with autism.
The 2017 World Autism Awareness Day observance is organized by the United Nations Department of Public Information and Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
"On this World Autism Awareness Day, I call for advancing the rights of individuals with autism and ensuring their full participation and inclusion as valued members of our diverse human family who can contribute to a future of dignity and opportunity for all."
- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon