Saturday is World Autism Awareness Day
. According to Autism Speaks the disorder affects 1 in 68 children and boys are 5 times more likely to have it.
Families in the area say they’re living with Autism, and believe an awareness day can help shed light on the disorder.
On Saturday Rock Hill will light the town blue at a ceremony at City Hall beginning at 7 PM.
A balloon release will also take place at the event.