April 23, 2014

People With Special Needs Are Focus of Friendship Day

The Friendship Circle of Greater Mercer County is holding the second annual ‘Expo:Friendship‘ on Sunday, May 4 at Princeton Day School from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event benefits people with special needs and their families.

The Expo will include a special needs resource fair and exhibitors, a drop-off program for children with special needs, refreshments, and activities for the whole family. Admission is free but pre-registration is recommended.

Parents and caregivers are invited to attend special sessions. Hillary D. Freeman will present “Accessing Supports that Lead to Success.” Scott Leshin, founder and president of SJ Personal Healthcare Advocates, will speak on “Navigating the Health Insurance Bureaucracy.”

The ’Experience Dyslexia®’ simulation will give individuals a glimpse into the daily challenges of those with special needs. A “Pounds for Charity” fundraiser and “Art of Friendship” art show by those with special needs will also be part of the day.

For information about the Expo or to volunteer, visit www.ExpoFriendship.org.