You can now read 5 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.


Autism Awareness Month

Continue reading below

Braintree has declared April Autism Awareness Month, and has lit up Town Hall with blue candles to signify the event. Town officials hosted a ceremony on April 2 to sign and seal a proclamation. Mayor Joseph Sullivan emphasized the importance of the event, saying one in every 88 children will be diagnosed with some form of autism. “While we have taken giant steps forward in the understanding and treatment of autism, we still have a long way to go,” Sullivan said in a release in which he praised the work of the Special Education Parent Advisory Council and the Braintree Autism Network.

Loading comments...
Want each day's news headlines delivered fresh to your
inbox every morning? Just connect with us
in one of the following ways:
Please enter a valid email will never post anything without asking.
Privacy Policy
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of
Marketing image of