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EVENTS FOR THE DISABLED

The Learning Disabilities Association of Western New York and the Babcock Clubhouse of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Buffalo are sponsoring "Summertime Fun," a summer day camp for all children, at the Babcock Clubhouse, 282 Babcock St. Sessions will run from 9 am. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, beginning Monday and continuing through Aug. 17. For information, call 874-7200 Ext. 312.

Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled, 452 Delaware Ave., offers numerous programs in continuing education, day care and social services to meet the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities. For information, call 883-8888.

Heritage Centers provides a wide variety of services for developmentally disabled individuals of all ages and their families. For information, call 856-4201, ext. 202.

People Home Health Care Services, the only licensed and certified home health care agency in Western New York specializing care for individuals with developmental disabilities, serves Erie and Niagara counties. It offers intermittent skilled nursing; private duty nursing; home-health and personal-care aide services; physical, occupational and speech therapy; nutrition assistance; and medical social work. For information, call 874-5600.

The People Inc. agency provides:

Family care program, a residential alternative for individuals with developmental disabilities to benefit from a family environment. For information, call 634-8132.

Weekend respite program, from 6 p.m to midnight Friday and Saturday. For information, call 634-4843.

Placement program, including vocational counseling, employment skill preparation and training, for people whose disabilities have made entering the competitive work world difficult. Participants are matched with employment opportunities that correspond to their interests and skills. For information, call 694-6624, Ext. 239.

Lake Shore Behavioral Health provides mental health and chemical dependency services in Erie County through programs in Buffalo, Lackawanna and southern Erie County. All services are available in English and Spanish. Call 884-0888 for information on the following services:

Mental health clinic and continuing day treatment programs.

Addiction recovery service.

Vocational training and job placement services.

Intensive psychiatric rehabilitation services.

Specialized services for the homeless, mentally ill chemical abusers, including case management and peer assistance.

Agape Parents Fellowship, 3280 South Park Ave., Lackawanna, coordinates services, acts as an education advocate and provides other support for families with members who have disabling conditions. For more information about services or regularly scheduled parent support group and Bible study meetings, call 827-5407.

Supportive Employment Services of the Epilepsy Association of Western New York, 339 Elmwood Ave., offers comprehensive job search assistance, including assessment, resume and cover letter writing, interview skills, job coaching and transportation to interviews. For information, call 883-5936.

The Early Childhood Direction Center provides parents and professionals with information and makes referrals on the needs of developmentally disabled children up to 5 years old. It serves Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Niagara and Orleans counties. In Erie County, call 878-7282; all other counties, call toll-free (800) 462-7653.

The Advocacy Center in Rochester provides advocacy services for developmentally disabled Genesee County residents and their families. For information, call Ann Scherff at 768-9690 or writed P.O. Box 277, Le Roy, N.Y., 14482.

Autistic Services at 200 Bryant & Stratton Way in Clarence operates a full-year school; offers adult services, vocational training, recreation, respite and family support programs; and administers seven community residences. For information, call 631-5777 or (888) AUTISM4.

Baker Victory Services at 780 Ridge Road, Lackawanna, provides an extensive range of specialized residential, outpatient and educational services for children and adolescents with a variety of needs, including developmental disabilities and/or behavioral or psychiatric difficulties. For more information, call 828-9500.

The United Cerebral Palsy Association of Western New York provides computer training and assistive technology assessment services for people of all abilities. Services are available at Technology Today, 9812 Lockport Road, Town of Niagara, and 2495 Main St., Buffalo. For information call, 298-1599 (Town of Niagara) or 836-7232 (Buffalo).

Gateway-Longview, a multiple-service agency, offers special education and intensive support services for children and young adults, 3 through 21 years old, with severe emotional, behavior and learning problems. For information, call 633-7266.

Deaf Adult Services at 665 Hertel Ave. is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday to help deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals. Walk-in clients will get assistance of be referred to agencies based on their needs. For information call 874-6011 (voice) or 874-6390 (TTY).

Items for "Events for the Disabled" should be submitted by fax, 856-5150, or by mail to Dominic Catalano, The Buffalo News, P.O. Box 100, Buffalo, N.Y. 14240. Or call 849-4489.