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April is Autism Awareness Month

Make It and Take It

April is Autism Awareness Month

In recognition of Autism Awareness Month, the Arc of Yates will be hosting a series of presentations every Tuesday during the month of April.  Topics will include sensory awareness and structured teaching and guest panelists will facilitate question and answer sessions. The meetings, scheduled to be held at the Agency’s administrative office on Powell Lane, are free of charge and open to the public.

The third meeting is noted below:

"Make It and Take It"


Tuesday, April 17th 

6:30pm to 7:30pm


This workshop is designed to inform participants on structured teaching and provide useful tools that can be implemented at home or school. 




Our next session will be:


Tuesday, April 24th 

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Visiting speaker Nicholas Courgi, diagnosed with Autism at an early age, will talk about his diagnosis, struggles and successes.  Mr. Courgi has been lecturer at Onondaga Community College since 2010.  He graduated from Onondaga Community College in 2014 at which time he was presented with the Curriculum Honor Award in Communications.  



All presentations are located at 240 Powell Lane Penn Yan, NY 14527.

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