Today is World Autism Day, and you are urged to Light It Up Blue and wear blue today to show your support.

The Autism statistics are staggering, and in New Jersey in particular the numbers are unbelievable. Autism affects one in 68 children throughout the United States, but here in New Jersey, it's one in 48, and when it comes to boys that number rises to 1 in 28.

In addition to showing support by wearing blue today, you are urged to change the bulb in your porch light to blue, to show your support throughout April, which is National Autism Month.

The Empire State Building was among the famous buildings and landmarks that went blue in 2014. You can register get all the details on Light It Up Blue at the Autism Speaks website.



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