District Autism Spectrum Fair coming up
ALBANY, N.Y. (Feb.
26, 2019) – The City School
District of Albany will host a fair on Tuesday, March 26 for Capital
Region children and families affected by autism spectrum disorder.
This free event will be held from 5:30-7 p.m.
at Montessori Magnet School, 45 Tremont St. Parking is available behind
the school on Austain Avenue and at Westland Hills Park, also on Austain
The fair will feature sensory stations for
the kids, performers, music and art therapy, therapy dogs, dozens of
community and state agencies that can help, products for sale, raffles
for great gifts and refreshments.
Free busing is available from some areas. You can find a shuttle schedule
- and more information about the event -
For more information, contact Sue Hodom at
(518) 475-6683 or
Autism spectrum disorder is a group of
developmental disabilities that can cause significant social,
communications and behavior challenges. People with autism spectrum
disorder may communicate, interact, behave, and learn in ways that are
different from most other people. The learning, thinking, and
problem-solving abilities of people with autism spectrum disorder range
from gifted to severely challenged.
The mission of
the City School District of Albany is
to work in partnership with our diverse community to engage every
learner in a robust educational program designed to provide the
knowledge and skills necessary for success. The district
than 9,500 students in 18 elementary, middle and high schools. In
addition to neighborhood schools, the district includes several magnet
schools and programs, as well as other innovative academic opportunities
for students, including four themed academies
at Albany High School.