Share this article

print logo


Deaf Adult Services will show the movie "Freaky Friday" in closed-caption format from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. today in the Northtowns Plaza Screening Room, 3131 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. Cost is $5, and includes popcorn. For tickets or information, call 833-1637.

The Genesee Region Independent Living Center is sponsoring a beginner American Sign Language class from 7 to 9 p.m. starting Monday, and continuing through June 27, at the center, 61 Swan St., Batavia. To register or for further details, call 343-4524.

The Schofield Residence is offering a free medication evaluation clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday in its nursing facility, 3333 Elmwood Ave., Town of Tonawanda. Pharmacists and pharmacy students will give half-hour personal consultations to help people determine if they are taking their medications properly. Registration is required by calling 874-1566, ext. 316.

The Olmsted Center for the Visually Impaired will host, "Guide Dog Travel for the Blind," an informational presentation by David Loux, of Seeing Eye for the Blind, a guide dog school in New Jersey, from 10:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday in the center, 1170 Main St. For information or to register, call 882-1025, ext. 289.

The Developmental Disabilities Alliance of Western New York is sponsoring a workshop on guardianship, wills and trusts for families who have members with disabilities. It will be presented by financial consultant Daniel Kautz and attorney Lisa Allen from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday in People Inc. Community Room, 300 Central Park Plaza. Cost is $3. For information or to register, call Joshua Palermo at 754-8323, ext. 15 or Dena Allen at 754-8323, ext. 10.

Early Childhood Direction Center and Parent Network are sponsoring an evening with Carol Stock Kranowitz, author of "The Out-of-Sync Child," to discuss Sensory Processing Disorder from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the Sheraton Four Points Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. Cost is $5. For information or to register, call 332-4170.

Parent Network of Western New York is offering a free workshop, "Family Focus," from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday in the National Center for Parenting and Character Education, 1000 Main St. To register, call 332-4100.

Suburban Adult Services Inc. is an organization providing physically and mentally challenged individuals with programs and services that will enable them to lead meaningful lives and be as independent as possible. For information on programs and locations, call 496-5551.

Items of timely events may be submitted by fax, 856-5150 or by mail to City Desk, Events for the Disabled, The Buffalo News, P.O. Box 100, Buffalo, NY 14240.