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Looking for information on autism?  Then you've come to the right place!  You can visit with the following vendors on Saturday, June 17.


Akron - Summit County Public Library

Offering a sensory storytime for children of all ages with different abilities.  Books are read aloud and then demonstrated with flannel boards, there are things for all of the senses - songs, movement, bubbles and more!  Social time for everyone afterwards.

Akron Rotary Camp

The Akron Rotary Camp is a place where disabilities and limits do not hold kids and adults back from enjoying programs that develop their self-confidence, independence and social skills.

Ardmore Inc

Ardmore Inc.'s mission is to provide an innovative array of services and supports for individuals with disabilities that enhance their quality of life, promote community inclusion and acceptance, and foster each individual’s unique ability to grow, learn, and contribute to our community.

Service options include; group living, supported living services, foster family home care, in-home supports for individuals residing with family, adult day services (including transition services for young adults) and specialized supports for children and adults with Autism.

Blick Center

The Blick Center has been helping individuals for nearly 50 years. Serving early childhood, school age and adult individuals with developmental, behavioral, physical & mental health conditions.

Buckeye Credit Union

BSCU is a full service financial institution offering everything from loans to checking & convenience to mobile services.  Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships, or attends school in the City of Shaker Heights, Lake, Summit or Stark Counties, Ohio. Membership is also open to relatives of current BSCU members or an employee of one of our Select Employer Groups.

Catalyst Farms

Catalyst Farm is a pediatric practice offering occupational, physical, and speech therapies in a farm setting. We use the animals and environment in a uniquely motivating way to help your child reach his or her goals.

Center for Applied Drama

CADA is committed to providing theatre-based oppportunities for individuals on the Autism Spectrum and their communities.

Chester Law Group

Chester Law Group Co. LPA is an established personal injury law firm with 19 office locations throughout Ohio, including our main office in Akron. Our legal team helps accident victims recover compensation in a range of personal injury cases, such as car crashes, medical mistakes, property accidents and products liability claims.  Chester Law Group has been a proud supporter of the Autism 5K Run & Walk and families living the autism journey for the past five years.

Cuyahoga National Park

Cuyahoga Valley National Park preserves the natural beauty, cultural history and recreational opportunities of the Cuyahoga River Valley.


EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications. We manufacture and distribute reserve power and motive power batteries, battery chargers, power equipment, battery accessories and outdoor equipment enclosure solutions to customers worldwide.

Fit Body Boot Camp

We do one thing, and we do it better than anyone else. We're about delivering personal trainer designed and lead fitness and fat loss workouts in a fun, safe, high intensity group training workout program.

As an industry leading fitness brand we feel that we have a greater responsibility to the clients in the communities that we serve and the neighborhoods we operate our fitness centers from. Which is why we believe in getting involved with our communities and contributing locally whenever possible. That's what being a good neighbor is all about. So when you step foot into a Fit Body Boot Camp location you can expect a clean, friendly, and fun high energy workout environment that's not only a place to get fit and healthy, but a place to make friends with others in your community.

Julie Billiart School

Julie Billiart School of St. Sebastian Parish, Akron, part of the Julie Billiart Schools network, nurtures and empowers students with special learning and social needs. Rooted in the educational principles of the Sisters of Notre Dame, diverse faith traditions are also welcomed. We strive to build self-confidence, inspire Christian values, and offer students an individualized curriculum that builds skills, knowledge, and enthusiasm for learning. Located at 308 Mineola Ave., Julie Billiart School of St. Sebastian Parish, Akron, is currently accepting enrollment applications for students grades K-2 for the 2016-2017 school year.

KidsLink Neurobehavioral Center

KidsLink Neurobehavioral Center provides coordinated clinical treatment services for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, developmental disabilities and behavioral and emotional disorders.

LLA Therapy

Working directly with clients and their families to provide custom action plans for every client, taking advantage of one or all of our comprehensive list of services includingspeech, occupational, physical, behavior, and music therapy services.

Peak Health and Wellness

At Peak Health & Wellness, we have served the residents of Akron, Ohio for over 13 years. We focus on the treatment and the relief of acute and chronic pain. We are a team of physical medicine providers that utilize both traditional and medical relief management to help our patients get out pain fast and effectively.

REM Ohio

Offering an array of services and support for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, job seekers facing employment challenges, and individuals with other complex needs. Our flexible programs and services are structured around the needs of each individual we serve, and are designed to promote independence, skill development and growth in the communities that they call home.


The Steele Academy

A free public community school for students in grades 6 through 12 who learn differently. Some are gifted. Others have learning disabilities caused by dyslexia, ADHD, Asperger’s or other disorders on the Autism spectrum. All struggle to learn in mainstream educational systems. We inspire students through unique teaching methods that encourage lifelong learning. Our goal is to improve their quality of life.

Summit Academy Schools

Summit Academy Schools provide a structured safe-haven for alternative learners. With a therapeutic approach, Summit Academy Schools are a non-profit that foster belonging and social acceptance for every child.

Summit DD

Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board, or Summit DD, is the community resource that connects more than 4,700 children and adults with disabilities to right-fit resources from birth through senior citizen.  Supports are designed to achieve each person’s vision of happiness and success. It is the organization’s mission to connect people with disabilities to supports that empower them to contribute to their success and that of their community.  More information regarding the Agency is available online at

Summit Metro Parks

Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, Summit Metro Parks manages 14,300 acres, including 16 parks, several conservation areas and more than 125 miles of trails, with 22.4 miles of the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail. Annual attendance averages 5 million visits.

SUPER Learning Center

SUPER Learning Center is a chartered, non-public, faith-based school where students with special learning needs find the resources, understanding and compassion they need to be successful. Our student body is comprised of typical students and students with special needs in grades K through 12. We are recognized by the Ohio Department of Education, meeting state standards in all areas of academics, and we are an approved provider for the ODE Autism Scholarship and Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship. It is our honor to help uncover what each student needs in order to flourish, all while providing a safe and positive environment in which each child can and will succeed.

Total Education Solutions

Total Education Solutions (TES) provides innovative, quality educational services to individuals with exceptional needs. In home, community, school, and clinical settings, we foster opportunities for success. 

We provide speech and language therapy, behavioral support, tutoring, physical therapy, intensive academic instruction, psychological assessments, school counseling, social work, compliance and administration, school nursing, and staff training services.

United Disability Services

UDS has more than 65 years proven experience in helping people with disabilities and their caregivers explore new opportunities, engage in the community and excel in all areas of life. Whether you’re looking for interesting work, more involvement in the community or creative programming, we’ll work with you to help you meet your personal goals

Weaver Industries

Weaver Industries is a 501(C)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for people with disabilities by providing them with vocational training and opportunities for employment through the operation of several distinct business divisions.