The Arc of Steuben will be hosting a training session for members of the community who are impacted personally or professionally by Autism from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 29, at the Arc of Steuben’s Industrial Park complex, 1 Arc Way, off Route 54 between Bath and Hammodsport.
The purpose of the training is to provide an overview of the history of Autism and the new Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis criteria. Trainers will also provide a general overview of communication, social, repetitive behavior and sensory impairments within the spectrum and common strategies for dealing with each.
The training will be provided by the Arc of Steuben’s Sensory Tools and Autism Resources team. The team includes Alicia McLaughlin, central intake and transition coordinator for the Arc of Steuben, senior program coordinators Beckie Austin and Megan Button and psychologist Rose Wozniak.
The training is free and open to members of the community. An information packet and light refreshments will be available.
Anyone interested in the training can register by calling 776-4146 ext. 2222 or online at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/knowing-someone-with-autism-tickets-8719603569.
The Arc of Steuben will be hosting an information session for individuals interested in receiving services through New York State's Office for Persons with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) from 3-5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, at our Industrial Park complex, 6838 Industrial Park Road. There is no fee for the session.
Information covered during the session will include the process for becoming eligible for OPWDD supports and services, types of supports and services available and where individuals and families can go for assistance.
To register, call the Arc of Steuben at 776-4146. For more information, contact Alicia McLaughlin at 622-1889 or email email@example.com.
This year we've added web-only content that isn't available in the print version of the newsletter. Click here to enjoy the news about all the great things going on at the Arc of Steuben.
The Arc of Steuben bus garage has instituted a new pricing policy for parts and repairs. Check out the new policy here.
We help them. Since 1964, Arc of Steuben has supported people with intellectual and developmental disabilities learn life skills, build careers for themselves and live as independently as possible.
We help them do more. We help you and your community with the businesses we operate. We provide Steuben County's largest network of public transportation. We match employers to talented employees.
We help people with developmental disabilities soar. When they soar, they help you soar.
The complete catalog for the Arc of Steuben’s Lending Library is now on the website. The library is searchable by category, with the categories listed on the page. You can also use the Search field to search by title, author, topic or type of media (book, cd, dvd, game, etc.).
To use the library catalog select the Resources menu above and click on Lending Library, or click here.
“ Winston has very strong family ties and is comfortable and satisfied with his living arrangements --- etc., but Arc fills the need for opportunities that help Winston become more independent and feel like they have a life outside of home too! Thank you! ”
Join Dr. Susan Adubato, the director of the Northern New read more
On June 13th, Senate Bill 3289 was introduced by Senator read more
Did you know Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders is the #1 read more