5/26 Westminster Hosts 5th Annual Family Fun Day for Children with Autism and FamiliesTweet
Who: Children with autism and their families
What: Family Fun Day
Where: Richer Commons (in front of the Shaw Center)*
1840 South 1300 East
Salt Lake City, Utah
*Inclement weather location: 1st floor, Malouf Hall
When: May 26, 2012
2 – 4 p.m.
SALT LAKE CITY — Westminster College will host a FREE Family Fun Day for children with autism and their families on May 26, 2012.
As part of Westminster’s May Term class, Autism: Awareness or Epidemic?, students in the School of Education will host this family event that is open to the public. Family Fun Day will include various activities, including arts and crafts, bounce houses and bocce ball. Informational booths will highlight Special Olympics of Utah, the Utah Parent Center and local restaurants specializing in gluten-free foods.
Currently, there are approximately 70 children and families and 50 Westminster students and faculty registered to attend. Most are from Layton and Salt Lake City.
“This event continues to grow each year,” said Shamby Polychronis, Westminster assistant professor of education. “We are excited that our 5th year will incorporate community partners including Special Olympics, the Utah Parent Center and local restaurants specializing in gluten-free foods.”
For more information on the event, contact Shamby Polychronis at (801) 832-2489.
Westminster is a nationally recognized, comprehensive liberal arts college. With a broad array of graduate and undergraduate programs, Westminster is distinguished by its unique environment for learning. Westminster prepares students for success through active and engaged learning, real world experiences and its vibrant campus community. Westminster’s unique location, adjacent to the Rocky Mountains and to the dynamic city of Salt Lake, further enriches the college experience. For more information, visit www.westminstercollege.edu or follow WestminsterSLC on Twitter.