In commemoration of World Autism Awareness Day, First Lady Oluremi Tinubu, has emphasised the importance of recognising and celebrating the unique strengths and creativity of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

In her message to Nigerians, the first lady commended the resilience and highlighted the challenges faced by families supporting loved ones with autism, acknowledging their unwavering love and dedication

Mrs.Tinubu highlighted the significant role played by community organisations in providing essential support, resources, and opportunities for individuals with autism and their families.

She reiterated the essence of early diagnosis and intervention in ensuring individuals with Autism reached their full potentials

Mrs Tinubu also urged parents and caregivers to be attentive to developmental milestones while seeking professional help if any concerns arise.

The First Lady’s message resonated with a call to action, emphasizing the collective effort needed to create a world where individuals, regardless of their challenges, are empowered, included, and celebrated for their unique gifts.

World Autism Awareness Day stands as a reminder of the importance of understanding, acceptance, and support for individuals with autism and their loved ones.