Parent Network of Western New York is offering a free workshop, "Learning Styles," from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday in the National Center for Parenting and Character Education, 1000 Main St. To register, call 332-4100.
Cradle Beach Camp, 8038 Old Lakeshore Road, Angola has openings for its Weekend Respite Program, Friday through next Sunday, for those with disabilities from age 12. The program begins Friday evening with activities and lasts through Sunday afternoon. For information or an application, call Bonnie Brusk at 549-6307, Ext. 206.
Suburban Adult Services High Hurdles Program will provide Special Olympics volunteer training at 2 p.m. Saturday in the SAS office, 13339 Route 39, Sardinia. An orientation and informational meeting will begin at 1 p.m. for individuals at least age 16 who are interested in helping riders with special needs participate in therapeutic riding. To register, call Judy Feine at 496-5551 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Senior Wheels USA Program offers power wheelchairs to senior citizens and the permanently disabled at no cost for those who qualify. For information, call (800) 246-6010.
The Claddagh Commission, 7200 Lake Shore Road, Derby, offers a variety of services for people with developmental disabilities including:
Residential settings and/or day services that accommodate the needs of the individuals served;
At-home services that help individuals meet their needs within their own homes;
Supportive work opportunities within the community, including the New Angola Theater;
Service coordination to help individuals secure and monitor services.
For information on these and other programs, call 947-5857.
Items of timely events may be submitted by fax, 856-5150 or by mail to City Desk, Events for the Disabled, The Buffalo News, P.O. Box 100, Buffalo, NY 14240.