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Pancake Breakfast in Victor!
Bring the family for a wonderful breakfast in the park on Saturday, May 3 at the Victor Municipal Park and Lodge! Enjoy Denny's delicious pancakes served hot off the griddle with Schoff's Sugar Schack syrup, sausages and beverages. [show more]


Join us for Open Our Bottle Night on April 26!
Don't miss out on this great event - featuring food, wine and amazing live auction packages! [show more]


ARTS Experience Festival Continues this Week!
The 5th Annual ARTS Experience: A Festival Celebrating Inclusion & the Arts April 1-11,2014 [show more]

The ARTS Experience cultivates and embraces the spirit of inclusion through participation in the arts, artistic performance and celebration.  The festival is a partnership of Hobart and William Smith Colleges and the Collaborative of the Finger Lakes, twelve local ARC chapters providing supports to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Over 20 art workshops, films, music, art exhibits, presentations and discussions will be featured during this two-week event.  To learn more about the remaining opportunities, visit the Hobart and William Smith website.

The festival will conclude with a gala on Friday, April 11 from 5-7:30 p.m. at the HWS Scandling Center Patio/Cafe.  All of the events are free, accessible and open to all - registration may be required for some events!


Join us TONIGHT for the next offering in our Speaker Series!
ProSocial Behaviors & Sexuality [show more]

This is an opportunity to learn basic information to help an individual with a disability to understand the physical, emotional and social changes of puberty and adolescence.  To reserve your seat at this presentation, visit our Speaker Series page or contact Ontario ARC's Training Department at training@ontarioarc.org.  The event is free.


Ontario ARC Offers Community Training Opportunities
Ontario ARC offers a variety of educational opportunities for the community. [show more]

Ontario ARC offers a variety of educational training opportunities for businesses, schools, emergency service groups and organizations to assist in educating staff on Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders ranging from introductory information to transition methods and best practices.

Current class offerings include AUTISM 101, TRANISTIONING STUDENTS WITH AUTISM, EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION and many more.  To learn more about the class opportunities available through Ontario ARC and to stay up to date with class offerings, visit our website at http://www.ontarioarc.org/communitytraining.  

To schedule a class for your organization, please contact Diane Van Derwater, Clinical Services Manager at (585) 394-7500 X2148 or by email dvanderwater@ontarioarc.org.