Officer, Rome Police Department raise funds to help those impacted by autism

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Patrolman Tom Medlin, of the Rome Police Department, recently presented a $3,538 check to the Kelberman Center.

The gift was in support of programs and services for children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families.  

The Rome Police, and Medlin, in particular, has been a friend and past supporter of the Kelberman Center, raising autism awareness and support in the Rome community through
yearly sale of Rome Police Department autism awareness patches, according to an announcement by Kelberman Center officials.

Medlin also participated in the Kelberman Center’s 2021 virtual Walk for Autism which was held throughout April, helping Team Rome Police Department in its fundraising efforts in support of the center’s programs and
services.

The Kelberman Center provides an array of services for children, adults and families in the Mohawk Valley and Central New York, helping people impacted by autism throughout all phases of life, from early childhood through adulthood, including home and community-based supports, educational and clinical services as well as residential and recreation programs, including summer camp opportunities. 

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