April 2nd is "World Autism Day" to raise awareness of the disease. The day is dedicated to raising awareness of autism in China.

It is a complex neurodevelopmental disorder that begins early in development, usually within 3 years of age. Children with autism are often misunderstood as being introverted or unsocial. Many adults with autism still face severe social and communication difficulties, and they need continued support and help from their families and society. The public should understand autism in an objective and rational manner, learn to understand and accept autistic children.