Dylan’s House to Host Autism: Transitioning into Adulthood Event

CANFIELD, Ohio – Dylan’s House, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting individuals on the autism spectrum, will host an educational event at 6 p.m. April 10 at Waypoint 4180. 

The Autism: Transitioning into Adulthood event will provide information and resources for individuals with autism, their families, caregivers and the community. The event is free and open to the public.

Speakers will include Bill Whitacre, superintendent of the Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disabilities; Jimmy Sutman, founder and owner of ISLE/Purple Cat; and Amy and Kevin Shope, founders and directors of Dylan’s House. They will share their insights and experiences on the challenges and opportunities of transitioning into adulthood for individuals with autism.

The event will include resource tables for attendees to gather additional information. Organizations such as The Rich Center for Autism, Potential Development, Progressive ABA, Autism Society of Mahoning Valley, Kids Choice Therapy and others will be present to provide resources and support.

“Dylan’s House is devoted to empowering and enriching the lives of individuals on the autism spectrum from adolescence through adulthood by providing quality homes and support for caregivers,” Amy Shope said. “Education and knowledge are essential for everyone, not only for individuals with autism or their families, but for all.”

For more information, visit the Dylan’s House website or contact Shope at 330 717 5909.

Pictured at top: Image via Facebook | Dylan’s House.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.