A fashion show will be held next week as part of the territory’s ongoing observance of Autism Awareness Month.

Related activities kicked off on Friday with the Light it up Blue March and Fun Day, during which participants walked from the Althea Scatliffe Primary School to the Noel Lloyd Positive Action Movement Park.

The next day, a World Autism Awareness Day Walk followed, starting at the Central Administration Building.

The activities continue next week with the Light it up Blue Fashion Show on April 15, and the annual Drive Blue/Wear Blue Day will take place on April 29.

The month will culminate on April 30 with a march hosted by the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports starting at the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Road Town.

Autism Awareness Month is observed in April, with World Autism Awareness Day being observed on April 2 since 2008.

The observance was designated by a United Nations General Assembly resolution and adopted in 2007.

For more information call the Social Development Department at 468-3650 or 468-3672.

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