Autism Advocate Jesse A. Saperstein To Speak At Ontario ARC During Autism Acceptance Month

The Autism Center at Ontario ARC is pleased to present motivational speaker, best-selling author, and autism advocate Jesse A. Saperstein on Saturday, April 30 from 11AM – 2PM at Ontario ARC’s main facility in Canandaigua. A graduate of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Jesse will share his inspirational life story and offer his frank advice and optimistic message for the future and for a successful transition into adulthood.

Jesse’s books, Getting a Life with Asperger’s and Atypical: Life with Asperger’s in 20 1/3 Chapters will be for sale after his presentation.

Additional presentations at the April 30th event will include an overview of Ontario ARC’s services, from transitioning to placement in a meaningful career. A certified yoga instructor will also guide the group through an interactive experience on how to properly address the health of mind, body, and soul.

This free event is open to the public. Please RSVP by April 25 to Sierra Seybolt at or 585-919-2106. For more information, please visit or call Diane Van Derwater at 585-919-2148.

Ontario ARC’s Recreation Department will host activities during the presentationsfor children ages 5 and up—including musical games, Lego building and a creative painting class. Space is limited. Please sign your child up by contacting Sierra Seybolt at 585-919-2106. A sensory room will also be available for those who may need a quiet place to take a break, time to relax or regroup.

To learn more about Jesse A. Saperstein, visit his website at

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