Elvis Presley's Graceland Goes "Blue" for Autisum Awareness Month
Elvis' talent, good looks, sensuality, charisma, and good humor endeared him to millions, as did the humility and human kindness he demonstrated throughout his life. Throughout his career, Elvis often performed benefit concerts in support of various causes and donated to various charities each year.
In continuing the king's legacy, Elvis Presley’s Graceland in Memphis will be illuminatedon April 1 - 3, in support of World Autism Awareness Day and Autism Awareness Month.
The iconic mansion joins a list of nearly 3000 structures, buildings and landmarks in over 600 cities and 45 countries around the world that shine a bright light on autism as a growing public health crisis. By bringing together autism organizations all around the world, we give a voice to the millions of individuals worldwide who are undiagnosed, misunderstood and looking for help.
"World Autism Awareness Day" shines a bright light on autism as a growing global health crisis. The day's events help to increase and develop world knowledge of the autism epidemic and impart information regarding the importance of early diagnosis and early intervention. Additionally, "World Autism Awareness Day" celebrates the unique talents and skills of persons with autism and individuals with autism are warmly welcomed and embraced in community events around the globe. Learn more about how you can raise awareness by clicking here.
Learn more about Autism Awareness Month and check out the photo gallery and video of Graceland going blue back in the year 2012!