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Our mission is to promote lifelong opportunities for people on the autism spectrum and their families, so they can be fully participating members of their communities.

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The Autism Society of the Greater Capital Region, New York is a not-for-profit organization that serves people living with autism in the Greater Capital District and their families. Our vision is a society where all individuals on the autism spectrum are fully participating members of our community.

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"World AIDS Day is important because it reminds the public and government that HIV has not gone away – there is still a vital need to raise money, increase awareness, fight prejudice and improve education."Thank you for sharing Albany Medical Center Dept. of Medicine. Learn more at: www.worldaidsday.org/about/What is World AIDS Day?World AIDS Day takes place on 1 December each year. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness. Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day.Why is World AIDS Day Important?Globally, there are an estimated 38 million people who have the virus. Despite the virus only being identified in 1984, more than 35 million people have died of HIV or AIDS related illnesses, making it one of the most destructive pandemics in history.Today, scientific advances have been made in HIV treatment, there are laws to protect people living with HIV and we understand so much more about the condition. World AIDS Day is important because it reminds the public and government that HIV has not gone away – there is still a vital need to raise money, increase awareness, fight prejudice and improve education.Learn more at: www.worldaidsday.org/about/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Sensory Friendly and FREE, meet Santa at Bring On The Spectrum THIS SUNDAY, Dec 4th. Registration link below!FREE!Quiet, low-key chance to see Santa. No giant trees, loud sounds. Just our sensory friendly Santa hanging out in our community space. Get a picture, or not. Whatever you want. We are booking you for 30 minutes but you can stay as long as you want/need to get comfortable. Sign-up required for planning purposes. Share with other sensory-fam. www.bringonthespectrum.org/bots-santa ... See MoreSee Less
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Just a few more days!! Santa's mailbox will be located outside Town Hall for children to drop off their letters to Jolly Old Saint Nick. Please include a self addressed stamped envelope to ensure that you'll receive your special letter from Santa. ... See MoreSee Less
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Our office will be closed today and tomorrow, and this week's newsletter will be out tomorrow morning. We hope you have a Happy Thanksgiving! ... See MoreSee Less
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Happy Veterans Day. Thank you for your time, bravery, and sacrifice. Learn about the history of Veterans Day here: www.va.gov/opa/vetsday/vetdayhistory.asp ... See MoreSee Less
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Anderson Center for Autism is hiring in the Capital Region! Open positions include: Preschool Site Director, Teaching Assistant, Special Education Preschool Teacher, BCBA, Behavior Technician, Office Manager, and Clinic Coordinator. We are also always looking for interns! To apply, view benefits and more visit: www.andersoncenterforautism.org/careers ... See MoreSee Less
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