World Autism Awareness Day is on the 2nd April this year and this means the ‘Light it up blue’ campaign.

Here is what Autism Awareness Australia has to say:

‘Light it up blue is a unique global initiative that sees landmarks around the world lit blue to help raise awareness about the growing public health concern that is autism. Join us in our second year of recognising this important cause, and help increase understanding and education about autism in our community.

Show your support

Join thousands of people around the world and show your support for all individuals with ASD by taking part in our Light it up blue campaign.

Visit to find out how you can show your support!

You can light your own virtual light bulb, purchase some fantastic World Autism Awareness Day products from our merchandise store and check out a list of Light it up blue events happening around Australia.

… ways you can get involved
Join our Facebook page and change your profile picture

Light your house or workplace blue on 2nd April – Or better yet for the month of April!

Wear blue on the day and ask your friends / colleagues to make a donation to suport you

Organise a ‘blue’ fundraiser at your school: blue cake stall, wearing blue to school, or even asking your school to be lit blue in April

Purchase our World Autism Awareness Day merchandise and wear it or display it proudly all month!

Tell your friends, family and local politicians all about World Autism Awareness Day and why it is important to you!

Promote our ‘Light it up blue’ campaign on your Facebook and Twitter pages and update them regularly on what’s happening

Join our Light it up blue campaign to show your support for all Australians with autism and the families who love them.’


Spread the word and light it up blue 🙂

ps. the virtual lightbulbs are pretty cool