GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- It's a total blast every year, the Superhero Autism Activity Day took over the Three Mile Project in Walker with a flurry of fun.

Participants got their picture taken with their favorite superhero, challenged themselves with an obstacle course and got creative in the craft area.

13 On Your Side spoke with a mom whose son is on the Autism spectrum. She said this event is one they look forward to every year. "Its fun to be in a place where everyone just gets it," she said. There are no strange looks or judgment re: parenting style, etc. Kids are free to be who they are and experience the day however they'd like.

Organizers tell us Centria Autism launched Autism Activity Days in 2016 as "a way for the community, friends, and families to get together and enjoy a free day of fun activities, learning stations, and opportunities to meet new faces and socialize."

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