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EVENTS FOR THE DISABLED

The Preschool Learning Center of the League for the Handicapped, 393 North St., Springville, offers educational, therapeutic and evaluation services for special-needs children through 8 years old, plus ongoing outreach to families and parent support groups. For information, call 592-9331.

Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara's Exceptional Parenting Program trains people who are developmentally disabled improve their parenting skills by emphasizing health, safety and discipline. For information, call 731-4424.

Community Alternative Systems Agency will hold a caregiver workshop from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday in the Central Library on Lafayette Square.

Sonya Brackett, a registered nurse, will speak on "Caring for Your Loved One at Home." For information, call 858-2310.

Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders Services of Western New York, 339 Elmwood Ave., provides employment services for individuals with seizures.

The services include assistance in skill assessment, job matching, resume writing, strengthening of interviewing and job survival skills and job coaching.

The agency also counsels children and adults with epilepsy and provides family support services. For information, call 883-5396.

Gateway-Longview, a multiple-purpose agency, assists people 3 to 21 years old with severe emotional, behavior and learning problems by offering special education and intensive support services for them and their families.

For information, call 633-7266.

A representative of Placement Resources for Individuals Seeking Employment is available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Babcock Community Center, 1168 Seneca St., to confer with disabled individuals seeking employment.

For information, call 833-3231, Ext. 229.

The United Cerebral Palsy Association of Western New York offers early-intervention programs for children diagnosed with disabilities.

For information on the infant-toddler development program or the preschool programs, call the association's Children Center at 633-4449.

For information on the Children's Discovery Corner, a child- care and learning center, call 633-4443.

Both are at 4635 Union Road, Cheektowaga.

The 12-month Baker Victory Services Early Childhood Program was founded to serve children with disabilities and developmental delays.

It provides developmental, psychological and educational assistance, as well as parent support and education.

For information, call 828-9560.

Heritage Centers Education Program, located at 1 Delaware Ave. in Kenmore provides evaluations, education, therapeutic services for developmentally disabled people up to 21 years old as well as support services for their families.

For information, call 876-3901.

The Language Development Program, 300 Fries Road, Town of Tonawanda, provides school and home-based education and therapeutic services for developmentally disabled children up to 16 years old.

County and state funding provides evaluations in all languages for infants and young children who many need special education services.

The evaluations cover the need for educational, psychological, audiological, speech-language and physical/occupational therapy.

For evaluation, call 446-1052.

Parent Network Center of New York State provides information, training and referral services for families with children having any kind of disability.

Parent-to-Parent offers one-to-one emotional support through training by parents who have a child with the same disability. For information, call 853-1570 or visit the agency's Web sites: www.parentnetworknys.org or www.parenttoparentnys.org.

The Niagara Frontier Spina Bifida and Hydrocephauls Association provides moral support, understanding, sharing of experiences and assistance to parents or others.

For information, call 691-3768 or write the association at P.O. Box 50, Williamsville, N.Y. 14231.

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