WORLD AUTISM DAY April 2, 2013

by admin on March 30, 2013

WORLD AUTISM DAY April 2, 2013

Autism Friendly Day
Mystic Aquarium
April 6, 2013
Contact Kaitlin for more information
Mystic Aquarium is kicking off Autism Awareness Month with Autism Speaks to raise awareness of autism with an Autism Friendly Day featuring amenities geared for families effected by Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Enjoy a special early opening at 8:30am to see exhibits and to get acclimated before we open to the public.
Bring your family for a day featuring the following from, 9:30am to 1:30pm:
  • a quiet room with Yogibo chairs
  • an outdoor “free play” zone
  • supportive volunteers at hands-on exhibits
Present the attached flyer to receive one free general child admission with
each full paid general adult admission.
Must be a family affected by autism to qualify for discount. Visit for two additional days with your ticket! Have your admission ticket validated before you leave the aquarium and use it to return for the next two consecutive days! Cannot be combined with any other offer. Valid April 6, 2013 only.
April 23, 2013    
Talent Show at FTC
7-9 PM
Fairfield Theatre Company
70 Sanford Street
Fairfield, CT 06824 
If you would like to participate please contact Giant Steps at 203-254-3491
Giant Steps presents Peter Bell : “Autism 2013”
Peter will provide an update and answer questions on research, treatment, transition, adult and advocacy issues from his uniquely broad vantage point.
March 26, 2013
7-9 PM
Fairfield Theatre Company
70 Sanford Street
Fairfield, CT 06824
Peter Bell is the father of a teenage son with autism.
Peter is also:
  • A member of the Federal Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities, which advises the President and Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) on issues that impact people with intellectual disabilities and their quality of life –
Admission is free thanks to sponsorship from Newman’s Own and Tankship International.  To reserve a seat please go to the Fairfield Theatre Company website:
For questions please contact  Giant Steps at 203 254 3491 or
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