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Burkhart Center for Autism Hosting Community Connections Event

George Watson

September 17, 2015

Individuals with disabilities and their families will be able to learn about opportunities with their service providers.

WHAT: Community Connections event sponsored by The Burkhart Center for Autism Education and Research at Texas Tech University

WHEN: 10 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 19)

WHERE: The Burkhart Center for Autism Education and Research, 2902 18th St., Lubbock

EVENT: Community Connections allows individuals with disabilities and their families to connect with service providers in West Texas. Providers from a wide array of disciplines will be on hand to meet with families and answer questions about their services while sharing their experiences with other individuals with disabilities.

The event is open to the public and there is no charge. It is sponsored by the Burkhart Center and Texas Tech's Skyviews Restaurant.

Childcare is available for children registered before Saturday. To register for childcare, email Heather Garcia at heather.a.garcia@ttu.edu.

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CONTACT: Lauren Brownell, director of communications and public relations, College of Education, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-5188 or lauren.brownell@ttu.edu.