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Bluffton Pediatrics participates in disabilities event

Conference and resource fair March 28

Bluffton Pediatrics will participate in the 6th annual Regional Disabilities Conference and Resource Fair in March.

The event is held from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 28, at Union Chapel Missionary Church, 4869 Ada Road, Lima.

This is a regional resource and information event by the Allen County Educational Service Center, the Allen County Parent Mentor Program, the Allen County Board of Developmental Disabilities, the West Central Ohio Abilities Collaborative and Autism Life Center.

The event is for families, caregivers, teachers, paraprofessionals, therapists and individuals with physical, developmental and intellectual disabilities.

The keynote speaker for the conference is Sondra Williams, who has autism spectrum disorder. She is an author, parent, teacher and self-advocate.  

There will also be breakout sessions with Williams and Bluffton Pediatrics.

The event is free for individuals with disabilities, a suggested donation of $5 per family and $5 for professionals.

For more information or to register, please contact Jenn Slechter, Parent Mentor at 419-222-1836, ext 114.  Participants can also register at www.allencountyesc.org.