April is “Autism Awareness Month” and, as part of the recognition of the occasion, Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jose "Pepe" Diaz will kick off the event at 1 p.m. April 5 in the lobby of the Stephen P. Clark Center, 111 N.W. 1st St in Miami, Florida. This year’s theme is "Expressing Yourself”. Therefore, eight-year-old musician Jacob Velasquez will perform on the piano at the center. Fifteen-year-old Bryan Fernandez-Cornejo will unveil one or his new a new painting he has been working on. Both youngsters have been diagnosed on the autism spectrum.