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MI: Gov. Whitmer proclaims April 2024, "Autism Acceptance Month"

April 1, 2024, April 2024: Autism Acceptance Month

WHEREAS, Autism Spectrum Disorder affects more than five million people in the United States; and,

WHEREAS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that 1 in 36 children may have autism; and, . . .

WHEREAS, Michigan is honored to celebrate the many ways individuals with autism enhance the quality of our communities, and is committed to fostering acceptance and a sense of belonging as we work together to create a more welcoming and inclusive state for all;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Gretchen Whitmer, governor of Michigan, do hereby proclaim April 2024 as Autism Acceptance Month in Michigan. 




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