Autism Awareness Month: Shop for the Cure!

April Peveteaux
Being a Mom

autism awareness monthApril is Autism Awareness Month, and there are a zillion ways to show your support: runs, walks, concerts, and even comedy shows work to raise money for more research and more awareness. It's rare that a home is not touched by autism, whether through friends or family, so we all need to get involved in raising worldwide awareness.

Donating to any one of the rad organizations is a great way to help bring attention to autism and offer financial help to the cause. But what's also fun is buying cute stuff that has another huge benefit besides looking good on you, your child, or in your purse. Here's a roundup of five of the best autism awareness items in toddler and mom gear out there.

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autism awareness monthCafePress has a whole store of products that are clever, stylish, and benefit autism charities. There are so many adorable tees, onesies, and other randoms to choose from, but this 'I'm With Neurotypical' onesie ($20) is one of the best ways to add levity to the awareness.

autism awareness monthFinally, a real cure for autism: acceptance. Show the world your iPhone and a better way of thinking about the spectrum with this fab iPhone cover ($25).

Kids KedsGet your kicks with these kids Keds ($55.25). A portion of the proceeds goes to Autism Speaks, and your little one will be the hottest walker at the fundraiser.

autism awareness monthSimple design with a message that you're in the crowd, this stainless water bottle ($18) will also benefit autism research.

autism awareness monthIf you're crafty, follow the lead of these two at Toddler Approved! who made East and West Coast stencils for Autism Awareness Month. You didn't know you needed one of each? You so totally do.

Where do you find your best autism awareness gear?

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