PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Happening Sunday, the Philadelphia zoo is hosting Autism Awareness Day.Martin Luther King Drive Expected To Reopen To Vehicles In August
This is the 19th year the zoo is helping the Greater Philadelphia Autism Society promote awareness and acceptance.
Patti Erickson, President of ASA Philly, said, “April is the perfect time to hold an event that unites the whole community to raise awareness while offering a space for families to learn about the resources that are available to them all year long.”READ MORE: Community Recalls Memories At Historic St. Leo's Church In Tacony As Fire Crews Work To Determine What Caused Blaze
The day includes sensory-friendly play areas, arts and crafts, and the Phillie Phanatic.
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April is Autism Awareness Month.