Join AACORN at Tillers’ Cooks Mill for 14th Annual Harvest Fest! 

Autumn isn’t complete without a visit to Tillers International annual harvest festival. There will be the usual attractions: plowing and other draft animal demonstrations, blacksmiths and woodworkers showing off their skills, rope making, and more. As usual, there will be food aplenty from local restaurants and food trucks.

Tillers Harvest Fest: Sept 18, 2016
September 18  11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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Financial Planning Tool Kit
Autism Speaks announces the launch their latest tool kit that provides you with essential information and guidance to develop a plan for your child’s financial future!

Click here to download your copy.

GREAT READS

  • Quaint, colorful and secluded on 56 acres of semi-wooded prime real estate on Lake Crago in north Lakeland, the residential community for people with developmental or intellectual disabilities is unique for Polk County and a rarity throughout the nation.

  • Physicians were asked about their ability to recognize autism, their knowledge of the disorder, their comfort level in treating those with the condition and their need for training and resources.

  • In what may be the first project of its kind in the nation, local developers are building an apartment complex that will house adults with autism alongside typically-developing residents.

  • Being listed in the "Time 100" of the most influential people in the world in the "Heroes" category, is just one of the many awards received by Temple Grandin. Diagnosed with autism at the age of two, Temple overcame many obstacles and earned a doctoral degree in animal science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is a professor at Colorado State University. Dr, Grandin is recognized as an expert in animal behavior and one of the leading advocates for the rights of autistic persons.

 

 

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