World Autism Awareness Day Observance
Autism and the 2030 Agenda: Inclusion and Neurodiversity
- New York, NY, USA
- April 1, 2016 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
- Venue: UN HQ
- Keynote by Steve Silberman, author of Neuro Tribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity
The event will reflect on the ambitious new agenda for Sustainable Development adopted by the United Nations Members States in September 2015 and their implications for improving the lives of persons with autism. It includes 17 new Sustainable Development Goals, five of which specifically refer to persons with disabilities.
The 2016 WAAD observance is organized by the United Nations Department of Public Information and Department of Economic and Social Affairs.