When You Meet One Person with Autism You’ve Met One Person with Autism

By Annette Pinder When Lauren Savino discovered how much she enjoyed working with young children while volunteering at a school, she decided to triple-majored in Spanish, Special Education, and Elementary Education. Now she teaches fourth and fifth graders — her favorite age group — at Bennett Park

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Recognizing the Symptoms of Autism

Autism is a complex bio-neurological developmental disability that is complicated even further by the various ways people exhibit its symptoms. No two individuals with autism behave in the same way, so symptoms that are identifiable in one person will not necessarily be present in another. Learning the

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The Financial Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on People with Disabilities

The Financial Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on People with Disabilities By Olusegun Akinfenwa    The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown the world into the worst precarious health and economic crisis in recent memory, and widened the global inequality gap. Unfortunately, both health-wise and financially, the impacts are

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Services for Children with Developmental Delays or Disabilities

PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS: ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH OFFERS SCREENING AND SERVICES FOR CHILDREN WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DELAYS OR DISABILITIES Early Intervention and Preschool programs serve children from birth to age 5 with therapies and family supports ERIE COUNTY, NY – While much of Erie County is entering

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Looking for Affordable Housing?

People Inc. is accepting apartment applications for affordable housing at the following locations: • Amherst, Blasdell, Grand Island, Lackawanna, Lockport, South Buffalo, Springville and Wheatfield. These affordable apartments are for independent older adults age 62 and up, who meet the federally mandated household income guidelines. Email Seniorliving@people-inc.org

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Autism Services hosts sensory night at Botanical Gardens

Autism Services, Inc. will host Sensory Night at Lumagination, 6:00-9:00pm on Wednesday, January 29. Lumagination is a captivating and interactive exhibit that will transform the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens with light, sound and imagination through February 29, 2020. Representatives from Autism Services, including Asperger’s group

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Heritage Announces New Equine Therapy Program at Homestead Stables

Therapeutic Riding at Homestead Stables David Smeltzer, Heritage president and CEO, announced that therapeutic riding will now be offered at Homestead Stables, a Heritage full service equestrian center, in Gerry, NY. Smeltzer stated, “We are excited to offer this new type of equine therapy at Homestead Stables.

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