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EVENTS FOR THE DISABLED

Gateway-Longview, a multiservice agency for children and families, offers special education and intensive support services for children ages 3-21 with severe emotional, behavior and learning problems. Call 633-7266.

The Special Education Training Resource Center, Cattaraugus-Allegany Board of Cooperative Educational Services, offers:

Monday, 7-9 p.m., American Sign Language Class, level 1 and 2 beginners, at Ellicottville BOCES, Route 242, and Wednesday at 1825 Windfall Road, Olean. To register, call 372-8293, ext. 296.

Tuesday, 7-9 p.m., "Sign Language and Parenting Skills for Families With Children With Hearing Disabilities," at the Olean location. To register, call 372-8293, ext. 224.

Deaf Adult Services, 491 Delaware Ave., is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday for deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals. Walk-in clients will be assisted or referred to appropriate agencies. Call 885-3323 or 885-4955 (tty).

Yad B' Yad, the Inclusion Project of the Greater Buffalo Jewish Community, is sponsoring a community workshop, "Addressing Social and Emotional Goals at Home and School With the Thera-play Approach," at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Jewish Community Center, 2640 N. Forest Road, Getzville. For information, call 688-4033, ext. 343.

Monsignor Carr Mental Health Services are welcoming referrals for an eight-session group for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder children, ages 8-12. The focus will be on problem-solving and social skills. The group will meet Thursday evenings at 76 W. Humboldt Parkway. For information or to make referrals, call 835-9745, extension 321.

Project COACH (Community Outreach and Crisis Hotline), 452 Delaware Ave., is available to assist any individual with a developmental disability and parents or family members of people with developmental disabilities. If you would like information on how Project COACH can help you, call Community Services at 883-8888.

Agape Parents Fellowship, 3280 South Park Ave., Lackawanna, provides service coordination, education advocacy and other support for families with disabling conditions. For more information about services or regularly scheduled parent support group and Bible study meetings, call 827-5407.

People, Inc. offers a weekend program every Friday and Saturday from 6 p.m. to midnight for families that may need a break from caring for a developmentally disabled family member. Call 838-4444.

Parent to Parent of New York State is a support program for parents of children with disabilities in Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans and Wyoming counties. For more information, call 853-1570 or 1-800-305-8813 and ask for the Parent to Parent coordinator.

Deaf Adult Services and the Buffalo Civic Association of the Deaf are hosts of a New York Relay Service workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday in the Buffalo Club of the Deaf, 2275 Clinton St., West Seneca. Call 885-3323 or 885-4955 (tty).

The Early Childhood Direction Center provides information and referral to parents and professionals on the individual needs of developmentally disabled children from birth to age 5. It serves Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Niagara and Orleans counties. In Erie County, call 878-7282. In all other counties, call toll-free 1-800-462-7653.

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