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All About April - by James Pickard
April is National Autism Awareness Month. This nationwide effort to promote awareness of the Autism spectrum helps each person with ASD to achieve the highest possible quality of life. You can become a partner in this movement toward acceptance and appreciation.
Verywell Health is celebrating Deaf History Month, in particular, the contributions made by deaf community and the hearing impaired to American culture and society. Find out what activities are happening in your area, from art installations to online learning events.
In April HUD celebrates Fair Housing month on the anniversary of the passing of the Fair Housing Act: to eliminate housing discrimination and create equal opportunity in every community. One of the largest categories of complaints is discrimination against families with children. This reflects the needs of America today and prepares us for a future of true integration.
Every April, the Parkinson’s Foundation engages globally for community support. They work to improve care and advance research toward a cure. Their theme is “Start a Conversation”, a call to action to talk about Parkinson’s with loved ones, friends, neighbors, care team and community.
In the UK April is Stress Awareness Month. Stress can have a negative effect on the mind and body and they provide information on how to minimize stress. Maintain a healthy lifestyle, talk about your feelings and dedicate time to relax.