The Arc Jefferson – St. Lawrence Foundation (www.thearcjslc.org), is holding a walk to promote acceptance of Autism Spectrum Disorders at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 29, 2023 at SUNY Potsdam’s Maxcy Hall in Potsdam, N.Y. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. The event will be hosted by WWNY-TV’s Jeff Cole. This year, the agency is moving the Walk from the previous September date to April as part of Autism Acceptance Month to meet requests from program participants and families.
The Arc Jefferson - St. Lawrence (www.thearcjslc.org) was awarded a grant through North Country Initiative’s (NCI) Promising Practices Fund to support the purchase of assistive equipment and safety features that will minimize fall risks for approximately 300 residents with disabilities at 51 community-based homes throughout Jefferson and St. Lawrence Counties.
The Arc Jefferson - St. Lawrence (www.thearcjslc.org) was awarded a New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council (DDPC) Conference Access Grant. The funds will be used to support the North Country Self-Advocates group to attend The Self-Advocacy Association of New York State, Inc., conference from October 26th through October 28th in Albany.