Running for a Cause to Support Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
COME OUT TO SUPPORT KIDS WITH AUTISM ON NOVEMBER 8, 2008
COMMUNITY OPTIONS, INC. ANNUAL 5K RUN BENEFITING CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
For Immediate Release: November 3, 2008 Running for a Cause to Support Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Princeton, N.J., November 3, 2008 – Community Options, Inc. is dedicated to serving children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) through various residential and recreational activities. On November 8, 2008 we will be hosting our 1st Annual 5k Run to benefit children with ASD at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, Long Island. Community Options is also the pioneer of the iMatter Surf Camp for kids with ASD that takes place every year at Cupsogue Beach in Westhampton, NY.
To register for the 5K Run please visit our event website at http://www.imatteronline.org/index.html under “New York” or go to www.active.com and complete an event search for “iMatter 5k Run”. The 5K is being scored and timed by the Long Island Road Runners Club.
Community Options is a national non profit organization headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey. The organization’s mission is to utilize individual and innovative approaches to assist people with developmental disabilities to develop job skills, engage in productive work, make choices about their lives and fully participate in their communities. Since 1989 Community Options has proudly assisted over 5,000 individuals with developmental disabilities across the country gain meaningful employment. Community Options has also served over 6,000 individuals with developmental disabilities in residential placements such as group homes and supervised apartments throughout the country. These residential opportunities create meaningful relationships and lifetime connections for the people we support. In its 19-year history, Community Options has developed a strong reputation for quality, cost-effective administration that encourages individual choice and flexibility. # # # #