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For Immediate Release
Tuesday, March 26, 2013

OUCARES to host its annual Family Fun Day on Saturday, April 6

      Rochester, Mich. – Swimming, arts and crafts, a moonwalk and caricatures are all part of the Oakland University Center for Autism Research, Education and Support (OUCARES) annual Family Fun Day set for Saturday, April 6, 2013.

     Created for families of individuals with autism spectrum disorders, the event will take place from noon to 4 p.m. in the Campus Recreation Center. A sensory room staffed by professionals from Kaufman Children's Center will be available, and families can learn about available resources and meet with representatives from more than 25 organizations.

     OUCARES integrates academic course work, knowledge and research to prepare professionals to be leaders in the autism community. Through numerous professional educational programs, support services for families and inclusion in the community, OUCARES encourages the exchange of ideas relating to autism spectrum disorders and fosters improved quality of life for individuals impacted by autism.

     For more information on the event, contact the OUCARES office at (248) 370-2424 or For interactive and printable maps of the OU campus, visit

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