When Is National Autism Day?

The internet history of Autism Day

2nd of April is National Autism Day

  First detected on the 21st of March 2015

  2,028 tweets

Is It Autism Day Today?

It's Autism day on the 2nd of April.

The most recent detection of references to Autism Day was 2 years, 1 month ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 2nd of April. In total we detected 83 total unique days being shared such as Autism Awareness Day which had 2,120 people talking about it, or Peanut Butter And Jelly Day having 1,923 tweets.

How Is The Date For Autism Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Autism Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on April 2, 2015 across social media making references to 'Autism Day'. Our algorithms examine all of the references to National Days across social media and updates whatnationaldayisit.com hourly, with our homepage displaying the current national day, including others such as: Autism, Ferret or Walking Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Autism Day date is used as opposed to being connected with any Government sacntioned lists :D Hurrah for democracy by concensus!

I'd Like To Promote National Autism Day

We've put together the following resources full of nifty tips on how to increase the reach of Autism Day. The resources include: graphs, badges, and resources on what steps to take to boost Autism Day's visibility.

Can I Register Autism Day?

We don't have an international authority or governmental remit to declare any officially celebrated "national Autism day". We only aim to programatically reflect what 'National Day' it is based of what The Internet Says It Is. We believe this is much more fun as it reflects the nature of how the most amusing / interesting national days are often created organically and grow based off popular social trends and sharing, as such we don't add new days to our database unless they are organically observed on social media.

Is it National Autism Day Everywhere?

Yes? No.. Sort of | Maybe ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

What's really intersting is how whilst some National Days like National Daughters Day are seemingly celebrated internationally irrespective of geography, some very popular days (That often become the No. 1 National Day on our homepage) are in fact locally very specific and are offical holidays celebrated on a Country's national calendar. Take National Rambutan Day for instance, Rambutan is a popular Souteast Asian fruit and not seen so much in the UK, Europe or the USA. Some regionally specific trends subsequently become immensely popular internationally and worldwide, partly fuelled by widely shared 'National Days', National Pabebe Wave Day being one such example.

We're now tracking the sentiment around every mention of Autism day to show how people feel about Autism. See if people like Autism here.
We're detecting how Autism affects other things more widely than just being a celebrated day. See how Autism affects company share prices.

Hang On, It Was National Autism Day Already This Year..!?

Yes, this is strangely enough entirely possible. The date shown for National Autism Day can change, if for instance several hundred people tweeted about Autism Day in early April, then in May a few thousand people tweeted about Autism day, then the date shown for National Autism Day, could come up twice :D

We have also detected mentions of Autism day on;

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National Autism Day

It's Autism Day
On April 2nd

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National Autism Day, on the 2nd of April

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