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April 19, 2010

Oswego County Proclaims Autism Awareness Month

Oswego County Legislature Chairman Barry Leemann recently designated April as Autism Awareness Month. To date, more than 60,000 New York State residents have been diagnosed with autism or autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Early diagnosis, and intervention programs help many children and adults enjoy meaningful lives as members of our communities. Pictured from left are Julie Chetney, co-chair of the Oswego County Autism Task Force; Oswego County Legislature Chairman Barry Leemann, District 4; and Tammy Thompson, director of programs for children with special needs at the Oswego County Health Department and co-chair of the Oswego County Autism Task Force.


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