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Skidmore College Celebrating Autism Awareness Month

All events take place on the Skidmore College Campus, are free of charge and open to the public.

Questions should be directed to Skidmore College’s Psychology Department 518-580-5300

What: What is it like to have ASD?
When: Monday, April 18, 2016
Time: 6:15 pm
Where: Skidmore College-Tisch Learning Center #201
815 North Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Individuals with ASD will speak frankly about their experiences regarding all facets of life and their perspectives

What: ASD and the Impact it has on Family Relationships: Shared Experiences in the field
Patricia Paduano, M.A. Director, Family Support Services & Cassandra Estey, M.S. BIS, Saratoga Bridges

When: Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Time: 5:30 pm
Where: Skidmore College-Tisch Learning Center #302
815 North Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Presenters will discuss the experiences they have encountered over the past several years relating to the issues and challenges families affected by Autism deal with on a daily basis. How is the field addressing those challenges and what do we, as clinicians and professionals need to do to advocate on behalf of families?

 

What: Panel Discussion with Parents
When: Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Time: 6:00 pm
Where: Skidmore College-Tisch Learning Center #204
815 North Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Parents will speak about their experiences in raising children on the autism spectrum

What: “How to Dance in Ohio”

 

When: Thursday, April 21, 2016
Time: 7:00 pm
Where: Skidmore College-Emerson Auditorium
815 North Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

“In Columbus, Ohio, a group of young people with an array of developmental challenges prepares for an iconic event-a spring formal dance-”How to Dance in Ohio” is a story of the universal human need to grow, connect and belong as uniquely dramatized by┬áindividuals facing the deepest struggle toward social survival”

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