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Published on April 11, 2018

DAY TO CELEBRATE AUTISM

First edition at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Saturday, April 14, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Montreal, April 9, 2018 — For World Autism Month, Autisme sans limites, Autism Speaks Canada, the Gold Centre, Miriam Home and Services, Giant Steps School, Irénée-Lussier school, the Fédération québécoise de l’autisme, the Miriam Foundation, Les Petits Rois Foundation, the cognitive neuroscience laboratory at the Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS), Concordia University and Université de Montréal, in collaboration with the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA), are presenting the first edition of the Day to Celebrate Autism, on Saturday, April 14, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This event, which is part of the MMFA’s program The Art of Being Unique, features a host of free activities for people with autism of all ages – children and adults – as well as for their families and friends. The general public is also invited to meet these one-of-a-kind people and learn about an innovative research project headed by neurobiologist Bruno Wicker.

Throughout the day, the Museum’s mediators and volunteers who work for the participating organizations will be on hand to oversee art activities and raise awareness about the autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

When: Saturday, April 14, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Entrance: 2075 Bishop Street

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