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Media Advisory: UAlbany Announces Center for Autism and Related Disabilities' New Facility

Contact(s):  Catherine Herman (518) 956-8150

ALBANY, N.Y. (January 30, 2007)

The Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) New Facility Grand Opening
Hosted by Provost Susan Herbst, officer in charge of the University at Albany
. Rep. Bob Reilly, New York State Assembly Dist. 109
. Dean Joan Wick-Pelletier, College of Arts and Sciences, University at Albany 
. Kristin Christodulu, CARD director, University at Albany

Thursday, Feb. 1, 2007, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Ribbon cutting at 4:15 p.m.

The Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at the University at Albany, 1535 Western Ave., Albany. The center is located just east of the I-87 entrance (next to Stuyvesant Plaza) - across from the Western Avenue-School House Road intersection.

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 Web site.


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