News Week of July 14

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July 14, 2020

summit 2016Heading Back to School: An Update on Special Education During the Pandemic

Thursday, July 16  •  7:00 PM  •  Zoom Webinar

In the second part of our three-part Summer series, special education attorney Kerry Agins will provide an update on COVID-19 educational considerations and the reopening of schools in the Fall. What have we learned and what are we still grappling with as we look toward schools reopening next month? 

Registration is required to recieve a Zoom invite.


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CALL US at 330.940.1441 x1!

Need help finding a doctor that specializes in treating individuals with autism? Is your child or loved one having a difficult time transitioning due to Covid-19? We can help!

Our Help Line is a FREE service that provides a caring support system to listen to concerns and help solve problems. It connects people to autism-related resources and services in the counties of Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit, and Wayne.

You can reach Wendy Cline, our Support Specialist, by phone from 9am-1pm Monday through Friday with after-hour messages returned the next business day. You can also email your questions HERE at your convenience.

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Peer-to-Peer Support GroupsGET MOVIN' AND GROOVIN' ALL SUMMER with our new intern, Erin Babcock!

We are excited to welcome Erin Babcock, our Summer Intern, to the ASGA team! Erin is currently a senior at the University of Akron, majoring in Exercise Science. 

She will be creating an exercise calendar for our families to use as a guide along with short demonstration videos and visuals to promote movement and healthy living. We are happy to have her on board. Look for more from Erin in the coming weeks!

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About the Autism Society of Greater Akron

The Autism Society of Greater Akron (ASGA) is one of more than 80 affiliates nationwide that are part of the Autism Society of America, the nation’s largest and oldest grassroots autism organization. ASGA serves Summit, Stark, Wayne, Portage, and Medina counties. ASGA works locally to achieve its mission to improve the lives of all affected by autism.

ASGA is also a proud member of the Ohio Family Network (OFN), connecting people with disabilities and their families to local information and resources within their communities.  We believe OFN provides opportunities to share ideas, find solutions to common challenges and inspire and strengthen each other.


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