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Shiloh Hosts Autism Awareness Event

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It's a special day for those celebrating National Autism Awareness Month, because today is National Autism Awareness Day. 

Research shows 1 in 68 children are diagnosed with Autism in the U.S. To honor the day, the North Dakota Autism Connection and Oahe Bend Social Club are hosting Light It Up Blue, an event  to promote general awareness about autism.  

"Four years ago Autism Speaks, launched this Light It Up Blue campaign to spread awareness for autism. So, what they would like for everyone to do is to shine a light on autism all throughout the world," says Sherris Richards the director for North Dakota Autism Connection.

The event starts tonight at 7 p.m. at Shiloh Christian School with games, informational speakers and prizes.

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