Residents Invited to ‘Walk for Autism’ at John Burns Park September 23rd

Residents Invited to ‘Walk for Autism’ at John Burns Park September 23rd

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino and Councilwoman Laura Maier invite residents to participate in the Town of Oyster Bay’s 15th Annual “Walk for Autism” at Burns Park in Massapequa on Saturday, September 23rd. The walk will benefit Advantage Care Health Center’s Fay J. Lindner Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities, one of the leading treatment and outpatient assessment programs for people with Autism Spectrum Disorders.


Supervisor Saladino said, “We are pleased to once again host this event to benefit the Fay J. Linder Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities, which offers the highest quality, state-of-the-art clinical services to people with Autism Spectrum disorders. From hosting social skill development groups to assisting with medicine management and educating community organizations, Advantage Care Health Center does truly outstanding work in our Town that we invite all residents to support through this walk.”


Registration for the event begins at 10 a.m., with the walk commencing at 11 a.m. and a tailgate party immediately following. The registration fee is $10 for individuals and $25 for families. All registrants will receive entrance to the post-walk tailgate party with refreshments and free T-shirts while supplies last.


Councilwoman Maier added, “It is estimated that 1 in every 54 children in the United States are affected by Autism, and early diagnosis leads to an increased ability to help through intervention services. That’s why this walk is so important, as it increases both education and awareness while bringing our community together.”


For more information, contact the Town of Oyster Bay Parks Department, Recreation Division, at (516) 797-7945 or visit to register or donate online.