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An Autism Fair will be held Thursday:
Location: 121 University Blvd in University Hall (at the Stafford Campus of the University of Mary Washington)
Time: 4-6 pm
The event will feature various area resources for families dealing with autism. For details, email Nicole Myers, professor at UMW: firstname.lastname@example.org
Presentation after Fair: Introduction to Relationship Development Intervention
Featuring: Amy Cameron, M.A., CCC-SP Pathways Treatment Center
Location: 121 University Blvd in University Hall
Time: 6-8 pm
Also, a toy drive will benefit Myers’ autism clinic:
A group of students from the University of Mary Washington’s College of Graduate and Professional Studies are collecting toys for the school’s autism clinic. They are looking for developmental, educational and fun toys–but not stuffed animals. The toys will be used for respite programs for children with disabilities and in the clinic.
To donate toys, drop them off starting this weekend at UMW’s Fredericksburg campus’ bookstore, the Underground or the Washroom. You can also drop toys off at UMW’s two buildings on U.S. 17.