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World Autism Awareness Month – April 2019

April is World Autism Awareness Month and we can’t wait to celebrate! Autism West Midlands will be working hard to raise awareness and vital funds during World Autism Awareness Day, Week and Month! We are hoping this year will be bigger and better and we really want you to be involved! We are asking all schools, colleges, businesses and individuals to alongside us to ensure we raise vital funds in order to continue the work we do!

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Silly Sock Day
Silly Sock Day

Silly Sock Day 2019

On Friday 5th April we are holding our annual Silly Sock Day as part of World Autism Awareness Week (1-7 April). On that day we ask you to wear your silliest, craziest, wackiest socks to school, work, or even challenge your friends and family to wear their most outrageous socks for a day at home, to help us raise vital funds. Sign up below for your FREE fundraising pack. 

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Win a visit from the Autistic Gardener

Win a chance to share your Silly Sock Day with Channel 4’s Autistic Gardener! All schools & colleges who sign-up to our Silly Sock Day and are based in the West Midlands area have the opportunity to be entered into a free draw to win a visit from our local gardening hero ‘The Autistic Gardener’.


Fundraising for autism

Why We Need Your Support

The funds you raise will enable us to support autistic people and their families at every stage of their journey from getting a diagnosis to finding tools and strategies to lead a fulfilling life. Please help us during World Autism Awareness Month. 


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The Burrows

The supported living scheme is on track for its grand opening during Autism Awareness Month April 2019 and it is hoped that people will start to move into their new homes from this date onwards.



When you take part please make a donation no matter how big or small and don’t forget to post your photos of your Silly Socks on our Facebook page  on our Twitter page @autismwestmids #SillySocks or email