Thursday, April 19, 2012

Family Autism Fair on April 25 at Fauquier Hospital

Fauquier Hospital will host a Family Autism Fair on Wednesday, April 25 in the Sycamore Room. The event is designed to provide insight into collaborative team building, the working world, and resources and programs available locally.

From 4:30 to 5 p.m., visitors will register and meet with exhibitors. At 5, there will be a seminar on collaborative teaming. From 6:30 to 7:30, light refreshments will be served as participants visit again with exhibitors, and from 7 to 8:30 p.m., a seminar on autism and working will be presented. The panel of presenters will include working teens, a work place supervisor, work coach and teacher.

The fair has been organized by the Commonwealth Autism Service and its Rappahannock Rapidan Autism Action Group. Exhibitors from Northern Virginia will be present, but the emphasis will be on resources and programs provided in Orange, Madison, Culpeper and Fauquier counties. Call 1-800-649-8481 for more details.

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