|Ohio Valley Goodwill was delighted to be an exhibitor for the 2012 Autism Expo held Saturday, September 29th at the Live Oaks campus in Milford. Along with more than 70 other vendors representing service provider organizations, Goodwill Marketing Specialist, Sharon Hannon, spoke to dozens of families at the 7th annual event. The annual Expo is designed to provide families with children who are affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder with a host of||
Sharon Hannon, Marketing Specialist, at 2012 Autism Expo.
|information about the many support services that are now available in the community. Goodwill has a long history of providing assistance with transition planning for individuals as they move from the world of school to work or other more social-recreational programs.|
“Goodwill has been involved with the Autism Expo since it started seven years ago and is pleased to be able to share information about its many programs and services with interested families,” said Sharon Hannon, Marketing Specialist. Goodwill offers a variety of options for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder including Skills Training, Work Adjustment, Job Placement, Job Coaching, and even a more social-recreational, personal development program called CARE which stands for the Center for Advocacy, Recreation and Education. Attendees enjoyed the beautiful Fall weather along with the many informative aspects of this year’s Autism Expo. “Goodwill is always very happy to be a participant in this important annual community outreach event,” said Hannon, Goodwill Marketing Specialist.