Thursday, April 03, 2008
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon World Autism Awareness Day Comments
United Nations Secretary-General praised the courage of children with autism and their families on the historic first World Autism Awareness Day as reported on AP:
"Let us pay tribute to the courage of children with autism and their families, as they strive every day to confront the disability with a powerful combination of determination, creativity and hope. Let us empower them and respond to their needs today, so as to make our societies more accessible, enabling and empowering for all our children tomorrow."