Bessemer students have fun, promote autism awareness
March 30, 2019
By P.J. GLISSON
BESSEMER - The smell of sugar and the sounds of kazoos filled the halls of A.D. Johnston Junior and Senior High School during a Thursday morning breakfast that was held to raise awareness of autism spectrum disorder.
Blue is the signature color of autism, so blueberry pancakes were in abundance as nearly 200 kids from all grades gathered in the school's multipurpose room to enjoy the treat, along with each other's company. The kazoos just added to the fun.
According to autismspeaks.org, ASD is defined as "a broad range of conditions characterized by...