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2015 Step Up for Autism event set for Sept. 26

Posted by Step Up for Autism - September 21, 2015 - News
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Plans are under way for the sixth annual Step Up for Autism celebration, to be held Saturday, September 26, in Celoron.  The event is being coordinated by The Resource Center and Filling the Gap, Inc., with support from parents and village officials. Step Up For Autism will include a 1.5-mile walk that begins and ends […]

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Step Up for Autism a success

Posted by Step Up for Autism - April 23, 2013 - News
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Lots of people braved the rainy weather and put their best foot forward to take part in the third annual Step Up For Autism Walk.  The event took place September 22 at The Resource Center’s Administrative Offices on Dunham Avenue in Celoron. “It’s an important event, because the idea came from parents.  It’s a real […]

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Sibshop program focuses on siblings of children with special needs

Posted by Step Up for Autism - September 12, 2012 - News
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Childhood can be challenging, and siblings of children with special needs face particularly unique challenges.  A program offered by The Resource Center provides an opportunity for peer support while enabling children to engage in fun activities. For the past two summers, TRC has offered Sibshops, a program of the Sibling Support Project, a U.S.-based organization […]

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Success Story #3: Patrick & Tyler

Posted by Step Up for Autism - September 12, 2012 - News
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Patrick’s experience: Ten-year-old Patrick was enrolled in SUCCESS this summer, after he and his mother waited for the proper certification from the New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities.  His mom, Michele Tingue, explained that they waited quite a while to be able to apply for the program, but she knew it would […]

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Success Story #2: AJ and his dad, Greg

Posted by Step Up for Autism - September 12, 2012 - News
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AJ’s experience: AJ and his dad, Greg, used to live in Florida, where AJ was enrolled in public school, long before AJ’s disability was discovered. “He started school in Florida public schools.  He wasn’t doing great, and investigating that, I assumed it was the school rather than AJ,” Greg explained.  “They had 26 kids in […]

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Success Story #1: Toni Gage & Son Daniel

Posted by Step Up for Autism - September 12, 2012 - News
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Daniel’s experience: Daniel, age 12, began attending the SUCCESS program around two years ago when his mom, Toni, enrolled him at the recommendation of Amy Schulz, a Service Coordinator at The Resource Center. Toni has seen significant progress in Daniel’s social skills since being in the program.  “It really is helping him,” she said.  “I […]

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TRC Makes Strides for Autism Awareness

Posted by Step Up for Autism - March 30, 2012 - News
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Unlike the cloudy, dismal and dreary day that presided over last year’s inaugural Step Up for Autism walk, this year’s event was met with perfect walking weather, sunny skies and a slight, warm breeze. More than 120 people laced up their shoes, put their best foot forward and hit the ground running (or should we […]

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Randolph Area Autism Coalition donates $2,000 to TRC Foundation

Posted by Step Up for Autism - March 30, 2012 - News
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Step Up For Autism 2011

Crystal Peelman (holding her son Mason) presents $2,000 to Paul Cesana, the President of TRC Foundation. The money represents a portion of the proceeds from an April fund-raising event hosted by the Randolph Area Autism Coalition. Mrs. Peelman, one of the main organizers of the Randolph event, said the coalition decided to donate the money […]

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Open Letter from Andrew Lockwood

Posted by Step Up for Autism - March 30, 2012 - News
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Step Up For Autism 2011

Andrew Lockwood poses with State Senator Cathy Young at the 2011 Step Up for Autism. The following was written by Andrew Lockwood, a young man who is on the Autism Spectrum. On September 24, 2011, at a former school in Celoron, now known as the Administrative Building for The Resource Center, numerous Autism support groups […]

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Opening Ceremonies for Step Up for Autism 2011

Posted by Step Up for Autism - March 30, 2012 - News
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Step Up For Autism 2011

With son Andrew at her side, Julie McCarthy addresses the crowd at Step Up for Autism. The following remarks were made by Julie McCarthy during the opening ceremonies at Step Up for Autism.  Julie, a member of The Resource Center’s Board of Directors and one of the lead organizers of Step Up for Autism, has […]

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