I’m Aware of Autism, I’m With Them

I'm Aware of Autism, I'm With Them

“I’m Aware of Autism, I’m With Them!” awareness and support campaign was implemented with the support of socially sensitive celebrities, in Beyaz Show’s Tohum Autism Foundation Special Broadcast, on 8 March 2009. In addition to collecting donations for projects throughout the program, awareness was raised for early diagnosis and education. In the program where the announcement of the campaign was made, the Minister of Health of the period Recep Akdağ, the Minister of National Education of the period Nimet Çubukçu, Hülya Avşar, Cem Yılmaz, Tuba Büyüküstün, Orhan Gencebay, Acun Ilıcalı, Cemal Hünal, Yetkin Dikinciler, Fadik Sevin Atasoy, Kubat, Demet Akbağ and Fatih Erkoç have given support by attending.After the night of the announcement of the campaign, applications were made to the Foundation center from every province of Turkey with the suspicion of autism spectrum disorder. As of May 2009 the campaign was continued by publishing radio spots and newspaper advertisements prepared by the voices of celebrities who supported the campaign with the slogan “I’m Aware of Autism, I’m With Them.”

On January 15, 2011, in the “Someone Tell Me” special program on NTV, “I’m Aware of Autism, I’m With Them!” awareness and support campaign continued, Prof. Dr. Yankı Yazgan, Prof. Dr. Bülbin Sucuoğlu, cinema critic Sevin Okyay, as well as popular actors Kenan İmirzalıoğlu, Tuba Büyüküstün, Erkan Petekkaya, Beren Saat, Cansel Elçin, Demet Evgar, Engin Altan Düzyatan and Ajda Pekkan came together for children with autism.