NWO Apraxia Support to hold 7th Annual Family Fun Day & Awareness Walk

Written by Healthy Living News. Posted in August

What: The 2017 NWO Apraxia Support Family Fun Day & Awareness Walk is a fundraising event that will honor local children with apraxia of speech and invisible disabilities. The event will include a stroll around the Toledo Zoo, an auction, raffles, and family friendly activities. All funds will help children impacted by apraxia or another invisible disability in the NW Ohio and SE Michigan areas.


When: Saturday, September 16, 2017. Check-in and registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Participants will gain early access to the Toledo Zoo at 9:30 a.m. The event will conclude at 2:00 p.m.

Where: The Toledo Zoo located at 2 Hippo Way, Toledo, Ohio 43609. Registration will occur in the Anthony Wayne Trail Parking Lot, and activities will take place at the Broadway Pavilion.

Who: NWO Apraxia Support is a 501(c)(3) dedicated to supporting families impacted by and raising awareness about Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) and other invisible disabilities (including, but not limited to, SPD, anxiety, epilepsy, non-specific learning disabilities, ADHD, dyslexia, autism, Tourette syndrome, and other speech and language disorders), as well as providing grants to fund supplemental therapies, treatments, activities, or equipment that will enhance the lives of individual children impacted by CAS and other invisible disabilities. We seek to provide information and resources for all families impacted by CAS and other invisible disabilities, but focus on funding those close to home in Northwestern Ohio and Southeastern Michigan. We are an organization made up of parents, grandparents, caregivers, and professionals working together to make a difference one family at a time.

Register at http://nwoapraxiasup port.org/2017-family-fun-day--walk.html. Adults are $30 (includes T-shirt and zoo admission), and children are $20 (includes T-shirt, carousel/train ticket, and zoo admission). Register by August 31st to be guaranteed a T-shirt!

For more information about the 2017 Family Fun Day Awareness Walk, visit www.nwoapraxiasupport.org. For questions, contact the Walk Coordinator, Beth McIntosh, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..