Local charity Autism Plus is celebrating World Autism Awareness
Day on April 2nd by asking families, colleagues and supporters to
bake butterfly buns and donate the proceeds.
Autism Plus specialises in working with people with the most
complex support needs. Working across the north ofEnglandthe
charity provides a wide variety of solutions to the needs of people
with autism spectrum disorder, mental health diagnoses and learning
Mel Russell, fundraiser at Autism Plus said: "Our charity logo
is a butterfly and represents how everyone regardless of disability
is unique and has something to contribute to society. We are asking
our supporters to mark this special occasion and to help raise
awareness of this day by baking butterfly buns. It's a simple and
fun task that the whole family can get involved in and help support
a charity and highlight a great cause at the same."
Autism Plus is asking everyone to upload their photos of their
butterfly buns on Facebook and Twitter and share them on the
charity's official accounts throughout the week.
World Autism Awareness Day has been held every day since 9
September 1989. It aims to raise awareness of autism on all levels