JERSEY CITY – Monday, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) joined advocates, students, and teachers at the Combating Autism Reauthorization Act Celebration, an event to celebrate the President signing into law legislation to maintain funding for autism research. The event was held at the Gerard J. Dynes Day School, a public school for autistic children in Jersey City. Pictured above are Colleen Henry, Principal of the Gerard J. Dynes Day School; Kerry Magro, advocate and blogger; Linda Fiddle, founder of the Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation for adults living with autism; Leslie Long, Autism Speaks ; Mayor Healy, Jersey City Mayor; Senator Menendez, author of the Combating Autism Act of 2006; Dr. Michael Knox, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Deputy Director of The Boggs Center; and Stephen Daly, advocate. (left to right)
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