June 16, 2021


Celebrate Differences AAM

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“As a member of the Panel of People on the Spectrum of Autism with the Autism Society of America, I’m committed to ensuring that all people on the autism spectrum, including LGBTQ people and people of color, are able to be independent and included in the community, including employment.”

- Kris Guin, Self-Advocate


                                                             ASGA PROGRAMS

          Thursday, June 24  |  7:00 PM – 8:30 PM  |  Zoom 

Is mealtime a battle of wills? Can you identify only a handful of foods your child will eat? Hear Dr. Cara Cuddy explain some causes of food aversions/restrictions, identify conditions that may accompany a feeding disorder, provide problem-solving skills to address picky eating habits, and help parents/caregivers understand when to call a specialist. REGISTER HERE

              THE GANG'S ALL HERE!


Saturday, June 19, 10 AM - 1 PM
Lock 3 Park, 200 S Main St, Akron, OH 44308

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS! We need set up/clean up volunteers able to do heavy lifting! We will provide breakfast and lunch for volunteers! Learn more and BECOME A VOLUNTEER HERE! 

This event is FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Rain or shine, the Resource Fair and Family Fun Day is in 4 days! On event day Lock 3 will have hot dogs, chips/pretzels, and soda to purchase for $5, $2 of each sale will be donated to ASGA! 


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10 AM - Resource Fair Opens, Hearts for Music will perform

11 AM - Concessions open

10:30 - 11 AM - Dance Party with Star Wars Characters

11:15 AM  -Challenge Participant Parade walkers line up

11:30 AM - Challenge Participant Parade: Wear your team or 54-Day Challenge t-shirts and
bring your team signs! 

12 PM - Challenge Awards

1 PM - Event ends

You DO NOT have to participate in the Challenge to come to the Resource Fair!

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                               STEP INTO AUTISM 54-DAY CHALLENGE

ONLY 2 DAYS LEFT OF THE 54-DAY CHALLENGE! Make sure you log your miles or time, and get your donations in before 11:59 PM on June 17. 

Pick up your Challenge t-shirts at Lock 3 park THIS THURSDAY, June 17 from 4-6 PM. Can't make it? No worries, you can also get them at the Resource Fair & Family Fun Day!

2 Days left of Challenge

Thank you to those who have participated in the Challenge so far, because of YOU we have raised over $72,000 to support ASGA's programs and services! 

Challenge prizes and winners will be announced at the June 19 event!

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                                                 OTHER WAYS TO SUPPORT ASGA

- JUNE 21 & 22 - Add ASGA as your charity of choice for Amazon Smile. A portion of your purchase, benefits ASGA! ADD ASGA HERE!

5K ON THE RUNWAY - July 10 - Run on the Akron-Canton Airport runway Saturday, July 10 
at either 7:30 or 9:30 AM to benefit ASGA!  THANK YOU Akron-Canton Airport for your support! REGISTER HERE! 


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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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