(DOVER, Del.)- April is Autism Awareness Month. On Thursday at Legislative Hall in Dover, it was Autism Delaware's Annual Smart Cookie Day.
Autism Delaware's Family Support Manager Annalisa Ekbladh, other co-workers, and volunteers dropped off cookies to Legislators.
"The cookies kind of came about as a way to say you are a smart cookie and thank you for paying attention to and believing in issues that matter to people with Autism in Delaware," said Ekbladh.
Governor John Carney signed a proclamation proclaiming April as Autism Awareness in the State of Delaware.
Autism Delaware staff member Kyle Bryan wanted to attend the event to see Governor Carney.
"It was phenomenal to meet Governor Carney,"
Ekbladh said this event was an opportunity to bring more awareness about Autism and the issues of people with Autism in Delaware.
There are one thousand eight hundred and ninety-nine autistic kids that attend public schools in Delaware.