In conjunction with April celebrated as Autism Awareness Month, Saratoga Bridges, Skidmore College Psychology Department and The Parent Network of the Capital Region will host the 2nd Annual Autism Information Fair and Carnival sponsored by The Law Offices of Wilcenski & Pleat, PLLC. The event will take place on April 21st at the Skidmore College Intramural Gymnasium, located at 815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs from 12 – 3pm.
To assist parents, families & caregivers in their search for resources the event will include more than 40 exhibitors. Information about camp programs, therapeutic programs, recreational programs, technological applications and pre-k through college education programs. Family oriented activities such as arts & crafts and a bounce house as well as babysitting provided by Skidmore College student volunteers will be available so parents can wander the fair and gather materials.
Exhibiting organizations are:
Autism Consult Services
Berkshire Hills Music Academy
Center for Autism and Related Disabilities
Center for Disability Services
Chapel Haven, Inc.
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
College Internship Program
Crandall Public Library (Children’s Dept.)
Crossroads Center for Children
Double H Ranch
Early Childhood Direction Center
Helping Hands School
Little Learners Developmental Group
New York Life
Nipper Knolls Therapeutic Riding Program
Northeast Career Planning
Parent Network of the Capital Region
Parent to Parent of NYS
Saratoga Bridges, Saratoga County Chapter, NYSARC, Inc.
Saratoga Rowing Association
Saratoga Springs Public Library
Southern Adirondack Independent Living (SAIL)
Spectrum Life Strategies, Inc.
STEP Saratoga Therapeutic Equestrian Program
The Autism Society of the Greater Capital Region
The Balanced Body and Saratoga Integrative Family Health
The Children’s Museum at Saratoga
The Friday Knights Social Intervention Programs at the College of Saint Rose
The Law Offices of Wilcenski & Pleat, PLLC
The Sage Colleges
The Spectrum Link/Saratoga Bridges, Saratoga County Chapter NYSARC, Inc.
Under the Woods Foundation
Vista Vocational and Life Skills Center
Platinum — The Law Offices of Wilcenski & Pleat, PLLC
Silver — Best Buy and Lant’s Auto Sales, Inc.
Bronze — Pediatric Dentistry of Clifton Park
Friend — Four Winds Saratoga and Precision Environmental Services, Inc.
Other — Campbell House Psychological Associates
The current statistics from the Center for Disease Control indicate 1 in 50 children have an Autism Spectrum Disorder. This increase, from the cited 1 in 88, is due to more diagnoses of milder forms of autism. For more information you can contact Julie Marks at email@example.com or Mary Fornabia at firstname.lastname@example.org.