(London, UK) A film highlighting the call on autism by the Baroness Uddin of the House of Lords in the UK Parliament, was released in London on 2nd April. The film was released on the You Tube Channel, by Media Eye Productions, to mark the first global autism day.

World Autism Awareness Day was declared on Wednesday 2nd April by the United Nations General Assembly in New York – the resolution was backed by The State of Qatar. The United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon fully supported the day.

Baroness Uddin said that a United Nations Conference on Autism in 2009 ‘is a must’ and supported the call for the UNSG Ban Ki-moon to launch a ‘world autism strategy.’

To watch film on Baroness Uddin speak out on autism, to mark the United Nations World Autism Awareness Day, please access youtube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rnrFTsWR3TU

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