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Cruz declares April as Autism Awareness Month

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by Michele Catahay

Guam - April has been declared Autism Awareness Month. Lieutenant Governor Mike Cruz signed a proclamation this afternoon dedicating next month to this worthy cause.  Autism is a lifelong disability and results in significant impairment of an individual's ability to learn, develop social skills, and understand verbal and non-verbal communication.

Over a hundred people have been diagnosed with autism locally.

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