Funds raised at the Buddy Walk have a direct impact on individuals with Down syndrome and their families in our communities in any stage of life. Here are just a few highlights of the accomplishments of the Down Syndrome Aim High Resource Center from the past year:
Provided Parent education & empowerment via one on one IEP/Educational consultation, linkage and referrals to 40 families
Provided Professional Development & Educational Consultation on successful strategies for education of students with disabilities to 66 Education Professionals (Teachers, Administrators, and Teaching Assistants)
Enrichment and Empowerment seminars for Self-Advocates, including resume writing to 6 individuals, and held two sessions for self advocacy with 10-12 participants per session.
1st National Bank of Scotia
Albany Auto Group (BMW of South Albany, Northway Toyota, Audi Albany)
Highmark Blue Shield of Northeastern New York
Rivers Casino & Resort
Shirley Martinez-State Farm Insurance Agent
Specialty Silicone Products, Inc.
The Langan Finin Family
Walmart Supercenter-East Greenbush
Capital Care Developmental Pediatrics
Cusack & Company CPAs, LLC
Inspire Confidence Group
IUE-CWA Local 81359
Momentive Waterford ENGAGE Committee
Rockefeller Capital Management
Rosenblum Development Corp.
Shady Lane Apartments
TransTech Systems, Inc.
Albany Braces, P.C.
Burnt Hills Veterinary Hospital
Caruso’s Auto Repair
Physical Therapy Associates of Schenectady
Schenectady Pediatric Dentistry and Battiste Orthodontics
Jennifer Whipple-Miranda Real Estate
Buenau’s Opticians, Inc.
Callanan Industries, Inc.
Capital District Pediatric Cardiology
Capri Imports Deli and Catering
Demarco Design, LLC
Eddie’s Aquarium Centre
Michael Maloney, DDS
Patrick & Mary Radel
Jitka Zobal-Ratner, MD
John Ray & Sons
Star & Strand Transportation Inc.
Village Paint & Decorating Ltd.
Albany Police Dept. Mounted Unit
Albany Police Athletic League
Dan Bernstein and Friends Drum Circle
Brandon Segal Photography
Christian Brothers Academy
DeCrescente Distributing Company
Delia Hubbard dba Track 4 Visual Arts
Terri Hutchinson and her Therapy Pigs
Price Chopper and Market 32 Supermarkets
Rivers Casino & Resort
Schenectady Fire Department
Happy and Harvey Scherer and their Therapy Dogs
MANY THANKS TO OUR 2022 BUDDY WALK COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Sandra Gomez Dominguez