Autism Speaks http://wemu.org en EMU Lights Student Center For Autism Awareness http://wemu.org/post/emu-lights-student-center-autism-awareness <p>Eastern Michigan University's Student Center was bathed in blue light Wednesday night&nbsp;as part of&nbsp;the annual Autism Speaks "Light It Up Blue" campaign.</p><p></p><p>The lighting of the Student Center also spotlighted the university's non-profit Autism Collaborative Center, a resource for families across southeast Michigan dealing with autism.</p><p>Autism affects one in 68 children, and is more common than childhood cancer, diabetes and AIDS combined.</p><p>Details on Autism Speaks can be found online: <a href="http://www.autismspeaks.org">http://www.autismspeaks.org</a></p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 02:05:25 +0000 Bob Eccles 43825 at http://wemu.org EMU Lights Student Center For Autism Awareness WISD Helping To Mark Autism Awareness Month http://wemu.org/post/wisd-helping-mark-autism-awareness-month <p>April is Autism Awareness Month, and the Washtenaw Intermediate School District will be helping to "Light It Up Blue" to spread the word.</p><p>High Point School and the Teaching and Learning Center on the WISD campus are participating in the campaign this year.</p><p>High Point teachers are posting information on bulletin boards to raise awareness of the Autism Speaks campaign, and the standard light bulbs in the building's main conference room - which are visible from the outside - will be switched out with blue bulbs.</p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:04:27 +0000 Bob Eccles 43662 at http://wemu.org WISD Helping To Mark Autism Awareness Month