Jay Nolan Community Services Teams Up With Stags Vs Tigers for Disability Awareness DayCLAREMONT, CA
October 24, 2015 - Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (Stags) and Occidental College (Tigers) will be competing in a football game in recognition of Disability Awareness Day. The Stags and the Tigers will be coming together to honor and promote inclusion and acceptance for families with developmentally disabled children.
October 24 will be about acceptance and inclusion. Families are invited to participate by handing out rosters, helping in concession areas, as well join in a post-game meal with the football players. During half-time, entertainment will be provided by special needs dancers. Members from Jay Nolan Community Services, a non-profit organization that supports children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities, will be in attendance to support Disability Awareness Day.
The game will begin at 1pm at Burns Stadium - 690 N Mills Ave, Claremont 91711. The game is free. Free parking will be located on 6th St. For more information, contact: Cathy Gott (818-425-7763). If families would like to stay for the team dinner, RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cms-football-hosts-disability-awareness-day-tickets-18293344887
About Jay Nolan Community Services
The mission of Jay Nolan Community Services, Inc. (JNCS) is to enable individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other Developmental Disabilities to live fulfilling lives as members of the community by providing support services customized to their individual needs. Since 1975, JNCS has served over 9,750 people with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities in the community. With over 550 full and part time staff, JNCS ensures each individual is given the opportunity to utilize consultation services, enhanced support, supported employment, supported and independent living options, as well as family support services.