Autism Awareness Month

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

Best Buy

Camp Huntington

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

Future Horizons

Helping Hands School

Jenneration Fitness

Little Learners Developmental Group

Mass Mutual

New York Life


Nipper Knolls Therapeutic Riding Program

Northeast Career Planning

OB2L Center

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

Shazaamoon Productions

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

Wildwood School

Sponsors include:

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 or Mary Fornabia at