14 November 2016
Category Events
14 November 2016,


World Autism Awareness day 2017

What is World Autism Awareness Day?

World Autism Awareness Day is an internationally recognised day on the 2nd of April every year, encouraging Member States of the United Nations to take measures to raise awareness about individuals with autism throughout the world. Find out what this means for the UK by clicking here.

What’s happening in Leeds?

The next event World Autism Day event will be held on Monday 3rd April 2017 at the Leeds Civic Hall from 9.30am to 3pm.

Details are being confirmed as we speak, but you can visit the dedicated website to find information about autism awareness, the organisers, the venue and previous years’ events. There is also a section for sponsors and answers to any questions you have about us and the event. Click here to visit the Bigger and Better in Leeds website.

Download the event leaflet

Please note that the details for the 2017 event are being finalised. As soon as there is more information, you will be able to see it on the website and or you can read about it via Facebook and Twitter.

What’s happening in Bradford?

We’re just finding this information out so check back for an update soon!

Inspiration for schools

Visit this handy link to the National Autistic Society to learn more about what you can do in school for World Autism Awareness Week. Click here to view.

2 responses on “World Autism Awareness Day 2017

  1. Hi there.

    I’ve already contacted in regard to getting our organisation involved, and I wonder if someone could let me know if this is still possible. We’d love to be there!

    Many thanks,


    • Liam Pedley says:

      Hi Georgie,

      Thanks for getting in touch. We’ve passed your details to the event coordinator so they should be in touch with you very soon to discuss how you can engage with the event.