MELBOURNE, FLA. — The Florida Institute of Technology School of Psychology will present “An Evening of Hope,” April 3, from 7 to 10 p.m. to benefit the
university’s new Scott Center for Autism Treatment. The fundraiser, which includes a cocktail reception and live auction, takes place at the beachside
Pumpkin Center in Cocoa Beach.
Sponsors are being sought at various donation levels. To be listed as a sponsor in the official program book, commitments are requested by March 10.
The Scott Center is scheduled to open this year. It will provide treatment, education, training and therapy for people with autism spectrum disorders and
their families from Brevard, Indian River, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia counties. The center will implement research-based practices,
partner with schools and families and collaborate with other professionals in this new facility.
For more information, call (321) 674-6076. You may also visit http://research.fit.edu/scottcenter and click “April 3, 2009.”