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Syracuse, NY - November 15, 2003

Wrightslaw Advocacy Training Sponsored by: Syracuse Asperger Autism Support and Co-Sponsored by SUNY Cortland Institute for Disability Studies

Alger Hall, SUNY CortlandThe training program will be held at:

Corey Union Building at SUNY Cortland
P.O. Box 2000
Cortland, NY 13045-0900

For conference information, please call Mary Harrington (315) 637-4438 or E-mail Marpeth@Juno.com

Registration fees are $95.00 for parents/individuals with disabilities or $110.00 professionals.

For details and registration information on this wrightslaw training program please download the flyer designed by the Syracuse Asperger Autism Support.

6.5 CLE credits have been approved for this training program.

Parking: There will be parking available at the conference at no charge. There will be students directing registrants to parking lots they can use and shuttle buses will be available to take the registrants from the parking lots to the Corey Union building in the morning and then back to their vehicles in the afternoon.

Lunch: A full hot buffet will be provided at the conference location and included in the cost of registration. Off exit from Route 81, there will be Burger King, Wendys, Friendlys, Holiday Inn restaurant. See list below for other restaurants.

Airport: There is an air strip outside of Cortland, between Cortland and Ithaca (for Cornell people). Closest major airport is Hancock International (In’l because it accepts flights from Toronto) in Syracuse, New York. Driving distance from Cortland is about 45-60 minutes. There are rental car services at the airport.

Directions To Corey Union from Map Quest. Simply go to www.mapquest.com and fill in your personal information and Corey Union Building at SUNY Cortland, PO Box 2000, Cortland, NY 13045-0900.

From Albany and points East
Take the New York State Thruway west to Exit 34-A. Pick up Route 481 south and take to Route 81 south.
Take Route 81 south to Cortland Exit 11. Turn right off the exit ramp on to Clinton Avenue Extension. At the second traffic light take a right on Clinton Avenue/Route 13. Drive approximately one mile, get into the center lane and make a left-hand turn at the light onto Church Street. From Church Street make a right-hand turn onto West Court Street. Take West Court Street to the top of the hill and make a left-hand turn onto Graham Avenue. At the first stop sign make a right-hand turn onto Prospect Terrace, which eventually turns into Neubig Road as you drive down the hill. Corey Union is located at the bottom of the hill on the right-hand side. Parking will be in designated lots and noted on confirmation.

From Buffalo and points West
Take the New York State Thruway east to Exit 36 at Syracuse. Pick up Route 81 south and take to Cortland Exit 11. Turn right off the exit ramp on to Clinton Avenue Extension. At the second traffic light take a right on Clinton Avenue/Route 13. Drive approximately one mile, get into the center lane and make a left-hand turn at the light onto Church Street. From Church Street make a right-hand turn onto West Court Street. Take West Court Street to the top of the hill and make a left-hand turn onto Graham Avenue. At the first stop sign make a right-hand turn onto Prospect Terrace, which eventually turns into Neubig Road as you drive down the hill. Corey Union is located at the bottom of the hill on the right-hand side. Parking will be in designated lots and noted on confirmation.

From Ithaca and points Southwest
Take Route 13 north to Route 281 north (in Cortland), which begins at approximately the A&W Restaurant (on left-hand side). Stay straight on Route 281 instead of bearing right on Route 13 when approaching the A&W. Take Route 281 north for approximately one and a half miles to Route 222/Groton Avenue (first light after Tops Supermarket). Take a right-hand turn onto Route 222/Groton Avenue. Proceed approximately one and a half miles to the second traffic light. Take a right-hand turn onto Graham Avenue. At the first stop sign make a right-hand turn onto Prospect Terrace, which eventually turns into Neubig Road as you drive down the hill. Corey Union is located at the bottom of the hill on the right-hand side. Parking will be in designated lots noted on confirmation.

From New York City, Long Island
Take Route 17 to Binghamton. Pick up Route 81 north to Cortland Exit 11. Turn left off the exit ramp on to Clinton Avenue Extension. At the second traffic light take a right on Clinton Avenue/Route 13. Drive approximately one mile, get into the center lane and make a left-hand turn at the light onto Church Street. From Church Street make a right-hand turn onto West Court Street. Take West Court Street to the top of the hill and make a left-hand turn onto Graham Avenue. At the first stop sign make a right-hand turn onto Prospect Terrace, which eventually turns into Neubig Road as you drive down the hill. Corey Union is located at the bottom of the hill on the right-hand side. Parking will be in designated lots noted on confirmation.

From Syracuse and points North
Take Route 81 south to Cortland Exit 11. Turn right off the exit ramp on to Clinton Avenue Extension. At the second traffic light take a right on Clinton Avenue/Route 13. Drive approximately one mile, get into the center lane and make a left-hand turn at the light onto Church Street. From Church Street make a right-hand turn onto West Court Street. Take West Court Street to the top of the hill and make a left-hand turn onto Graham Avenue. At the first stop sign make a right-hand turn onto Prospect Terrace, which eventually turns into Neubig Road as you drive down the hill. Corey Union is located at the bottom of the hill on the right-hand side. Parking will be in designated lots noted on confirmation.

Accommodation:

  • Budget Inn, 4408 Rt. 11, (607) 753-3388
  • Comfort Inn, 2 1/2 Locust Ave., (607) 753-7721
  • Days Inn, 3775 Rt. 11, (607) 753-7594
  • Econo Lodge, 10 Church St., (607) 756-2856
  • Holiday Inn, 2 River St., (607) 756-4431, (800) HOLIDAY
  • Super 8 Motel, 188 Clinton Ave., (607) 756-5622

Attractions: SUNY Cortland is located in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of Central New York, just off Route 81, a major north-south interstate highway. Cortland is a small city of about 20,000. It offers a quaint downtown business district with shops and restaurants, as well as easy access to major ski areas, biking trails and rivers and lakes. Ithaca and Syracuse are just a short drive away.

The deep historical roots of Central New York will intrigue while our rich tapestry of arts and culture will inspire you. Year round, outdoor enthusiasts travel hundreds of miles just to enjoy the natural wonders of the area. Fishing, camping, hiking, bicycling, boating, swimming, snowmobiling and skiing are just a few of the activities that are available in and around Syracuse. Below are links to some of our finest.

List of nearby restaurants

  • A & W Root Beer , Rt. 13 and Rt. 281 , (607) 756-2021
  • A Pizza and More, 112 Main Street, (607) 753-7527
  • Arby's, Clinton Ave., (607) 756-9836
  • Bob Evans, River Street
  • Burger King, Groton Ave., (607) 753-0351
  • Community Restaurant, 10 Main Street, (607) 756-5441
  • Deli Central, Central Ave.
  • Denny's Restaurant, 2 Locust Ave., (607) 753-8084
  • Downtown Grill, Main Street
  • Doug's Fish Fry, 206 West Rd., (607) 753-9184
  • Friendly's, 158 Clinton Ave., (607) 756-9805, (Also located at 145 West Road)
  • Green Arch Restaurant, 107 Elm St., (607) 753-1481
  • Hollywood Restaurant, 27 Groton Ave., (607) 753-3242
  • Hong Kong Buffet, 1 Main Street, (607) 756-8195
  • Hunan Wok, Groton Avenue Plaza, (607) 756-4022
  • Jack Danielson's, 60 Main St., Cortland, NY 13045, (607) 753-7753
  • Kentucky Fried Chicken, Groton Ave.
  • Melodyland, 208 Main St., Cortland, NY 13045, (607) 756-7381
  • McDonald's, Clinton Ave., (607) 753-3402, (Also located on Route 13)
  • Monteleone's Pizzeria, 9 Main St., (607) 756-7504
  • New York Pizzeria, 89 Main St., (607) 756-5758
  • Pita Gourmet, 41 Main St., Cortland, NY 13045, (607) 756-4442
  • Ponderosa Steak House, Rt. 13, (607) 756-2383
  • Rascal's, 13 Groton Ave., Cortland, NY 13045, (607) 753-8101
  • The Red Dragon, 222 Tompkins St., Cortland, NY 13045, (607) 753-7746
  • Rico's Pizzeria, 88 Groton Ave., (607) 758-7000
  • The Rusty Nail, 3993 West Rd., Cortland, NY 13045, (607) 753-7238
  • Subway Sandwich Shop, Riverside Plaza, (607) 756-7933
  • Taco Bell, 9 River Street, (607) 758-3228
  • The Upper Crust, 117 Main Street, (607) 756-0900
  • Waffleworks, 145 Clinton Ave., Cortland, NY 13045, (607) 753-6951

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