Depending on whom you ask, today is World Autism Awareness Day, World Autism Acceptance Day, or Everyone Matters Day. From my perspective, awareness, acceptance, and mattering are all vitally important, so I say bring 'em on.
Last week, in the lead-up to these events and to the month of April, which is Autism Awareness Month, the CDC released the latest autism prevalence rates - now 1 in 68 children and 1 in 42 boys in the U.S.
I have a new post up at The Huffington Post with my thoughts about what it all means.
Click here to read it.
And happy awareness and acceptance day. Remember: you matter.