Date(s) - 03/30/2019
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Union Chapel Missionary Church
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WHAT: Regional Disabilities Conference & Resource Fair
DATE: Saturday, March 30, 2019
TIME: 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
LOCATION: Union Chapel Missionary Church, 4869 Ada Road, Lima, 45801
COST: $10.00 fee for professionals; donations for families attending would be appreciated.
WHAT: This is a regional resource and information event sponsored by the Allen County Educational Service Center, Allen County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Allen County Parent Mentor Program, West Central Ohio Abilities Collaborative and Autism Life Center.
WHO: This event is for families, caregivers, teachers, para-professionals, therapists and individuals affected by physical, developmental and intellectual disabilities.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: John and Mark Cronin of John’s Crazy Socks
John Cronin is 22 years old and also has Down Syndrome. His last year of high school, he had the idea to start his own business. Since fourth grade, he has had a flair for colorful outfits and socks. His fashion resolve led to his light bulb idea for John’s Crazy Socks, a flourishing online store launched in late 2016. Based in Huntington, New York, the company has grown into a multi-million dollar business with an inventory of more than 2,000 unique, cheerful and vibrant socks.