Children's Specialized Hospital sponsors 'Chalk My Autism' awareness program

To celebrate Autism Awareness Month, a local hospital is asking for your best drawings - in chalk. Children's Specialized Hospital in Mountainside is asking anyone

Children's Specialized Hospital in Mountainside is asking anyone

Children's Specialized Hospital in Mountainside is asking anyone in the state to use chalk to draw a picture as part of "Chalk My Autism." (Credit: News 12 New Jersey)

MOUNTAINSIDE - To celebrate Autism Awareness Month, a local hospital is asking for your best drawings - in chalk.

Children's Specialized Hospital in Mountainside is asking anyone in the state to use chalk to draw a picture as part of "Chalk My Autism." The program hopes to allow people across the state to express their feelings about autism.     
     
Organizers encourage anyone with autism or who has a family, friend or neighbor with autism to get out the chalk and have some fun.

"The premise is anyone anywhere can chalk what they feel about having autism or having a family member with autism," says Rebecca Mazzarella, of Children's Specialized Hospital. "On your driveway, on construction paper, on a blackboard. It would be a great school activity."

Children's Specialized Hospital encourages artists to tweet pictures using the #chalkmyautismCSH or to reach out to them by email or Facebook.

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Chalk My Autism

Email pictures of your artwork to chalkmyautism@childrens-specialized.org

Hashtag for Twitter #chalkmyautismCSH

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