Disability Resource Expo | Feb. 1


Saturday, Feb. 1
11 am – 3:30 pm

Trinity United Methodist Church
400 NW 53rd Ave., Gainesville

This free event is an opportunity for parents and professionals to connect with and discover the wonderful resources that Alachua County and the surrounding area has to offer its Community: those with learning disabilities, ADHD, developmental delays, physical disabilities, anxiety, bullying issues, abuse, for autistic individuals, and more.
There will be a diverse mix of approximately 85 exhibitors present that offer resources for children and young adults: parent support groups, medical and therapeutic services, deaf awareness and resources, educational supports, advocacy services, recreational and extra-curricular, and much more.

More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/318709642390029/

Free Workshops

SNAP & Read Universal
Time: 11:30 – 12:15
Presenter: Regina Currens, with the SBAC ESE Dept.
Where: 2nd Floor Education Building (elevator and stair access)
Attendance capacity is 70 people maximum

504/IEP Basics (Free IEP organizational binders included)
Time: 1:00 – 3:00
Presenter: Terri Hill, The Florida Diagnostic & Learning Resources System (FDLRS)
Where: 2nd Floor Education Building (elevator and stair access)
Attendance capacity is 40 people maximum. One Binder will be provided per family, up to 40 maximum.

Free Q&A session to answer questions about Dyslexia and Dysgraphia:
Time: 12:15 – 1:15
Presenter: Pamela Nay, MS, CCC-SLP with The Whole Child
Where: 2nd Floor Education Building (elevator and stair access)

The afternoon will also offer some family fun time:

Local Author of Wally and the What Ifs, Amanda Garrigues
Local Fire Department with a Fire Truck
Beau the Therapy Dog
HOPE – Horses Helping People, Inc with Ponies!
Balance 180 Gymnastics with an Obstacle course!
Royal for a Reason Disney Princesses (sing-a-longs and pictures)
Food Trucks – Cilantro Tacos and PDQ (food is not free)
Harvest Thyme Cafe (Coffee and baked goods – not free)
Free handouts for the Children at the vendors table.

Sponsored by:

Alachua County Autism Parent Support Group

The Alachua County Council of PTA’s (ACCPTA)

Giggle Magazine


Hosted by:

Trinity United Methodist Church

Organized by:

Cheryl Russell

Co-Organized by:
Mary Benedict, Alicia Beverly, Heather Cook, Sherri Cook, and Laura Gerszewski Johnson

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