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Media Advisory: Casino Night at Birch Hill to Support UAlbany's Center for Autism and Related Disabilities

Contact: Catherine Herman (518) 437-4980

ALBANY, N.Y. (May 3, 2006)

The University at Albany's Center for Autism and Related Disabilities' (CARD) third annual benefit, 'Casino Night' at Birch Hill. Proceeds support free training and technical assistance programs for families and professionals working with people with autism spectrum disorders.

Benita Zahn, WNYT NewsChannel 13 Anchor/Health Reporter, Mistress of Ceremonies

Friday, May 19th 2006, 6:30 - 10:30 p.m.

Birch Hill, Grand Ballroom, One Celebration Way, Schodack, NY 12033

$55 per ticket. Price includes cocktail dinner reception, one complimentary drink and playing chips. The evening also includes live music by Las Manos, a silent auction and raffle prizes. Contact the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at (518) 442-2574 or visit the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities website.

The Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) at the University at Albany is a university-affiliated resource center that brings research and practice together in community settings. CARD Albany provides evidence-based training and support to families and professionals and through ongoing research contributes knowledge to the field of autism spectrum disorders. For more information, visit the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities website.


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