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EVENTS FOR THE DISABLED

The Language Development Program, 300 Fries Road, Town of Tonawanda, provides school and home-based education and therapeutic services to children from birth through 16 who have developmental disabilities. Evaluations are provided by county and state funding for special education services for infants and young children in all languages. Areas of evaluation and therapies include educational, psychological, audiological, speech and language and physical/occupational therapy. For evaluation, call 446-1052.

Clarkson Center's Adult Day Services, 310 Delaware Ave., offer meaningful activities in a safe environment for adults with severe memory loss from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The staff specializes in the care of people with Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, stroke and other related disorders. For information, call 853-4511.

The Western New York Spinal Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in Walden Galleria Community Room, Walden Avenue, Cheektowaga. Jodie Walters from Medtronic Neurological will be the guest speaker.

The Public Affairs Committee of the Network in Aging of Western New York will sponsor an information seminar on "Food Insecurity in the Elderly" from 8:30 a.m. to noon Thursday in Schofield Residence, 3333 Elmwood Ave., Town of Tonawanda. To register, call 829-3712.

The Speech Language and Hearing Clinic on the Amherst Campus of the University at Buffalo provides diagnostic evaluations and therapy services for children and adults with speech, language or hearing difficulties. Appointments are required by calling 645-3410.

The Niagara Frontier Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association, Box 50, Williamsville, offers moral support, understanding, shared experiences and help to parents or other individuals. For information, call 691-3768.

Moving Miracles for Children with Special Needs dance program, including ballet, tap, jazz and aerobics for the mentally, physically and emotionally challenged, ages 4 and up, will be held in Moves-n-Motion, 5820 Seneca St., Elma. For information or to register, call 646-1468.

Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled offers help in applying for Social Security or other financial benefits, budgeting instruction and assistance, and help with paying bills. For information, call 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.

The Early Childhood Direction Center is a nonprofit organization funded by the state Education Department. The center provides information and referral to parents and professionals on the individual needs of developmentally disabled children from birth to 5 years. 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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