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EVENTS FOR THE DISABLED

Clarence Challenger League Baseball is accepting registrations from players 5 to 21 with special needs, and buddies 11 and up for each player, not limited to Clarence residents. Call 741-4502.

Kate Cosgrove-Drury, a registered nurse, will discuss how caregivers can avoid injury when assisting the disabled, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Clarence United Methodist Church, 10205 Greiner Road.

The Alzheimer's Association will sponsor a Getzville Support Group at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Beechwood Residence, 2235 Millersport Highway, Getzville. Call 688-8822, ext. 157.

The Western New York Spinal Support Group for those with spinal difficulties meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Walden Galleria Community Room, Cheektowaga. Call 894-2982 or 882-5257.

Heritage Centers is sponsoring a legislative training session for people with developmental disabilities from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the Buffalo Hilton, 120 Church St. Free parking and refreshments will be available. Transportation may be available; baby-sitter costs may be reimbursed up to $15; Call 856-4202, ext. 228.

People Inc. agency provides the following programs and services:

Family Care Program helps individuals with developmental disabilities benefit from a family environment through a weekend respite program. Call 634-8123.

Teratology Information Services, a confidential telephone service for pregnant women, provides information about drugs, medications, chemicals and other agents. Call 874-4747 or 1-800-724-2454.

An early intervention program for children with developmental delays, from birth to 3 years of age, and related services. Call 874-5600, ext. 133.

Service Coordination/Case Management for individuals who suffered a traumatic brain injury before age 22. Call 874-5600.

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

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