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Events for the disabled

The Ken-Ton Special-Education Parent-Teacher-Student Association will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Philip Sheridan Building, Room 122, 3200 Elmwood Ave., Town of Tonawanda. Elementary co-teachers Debbie Jeffries and Risa Klee will present "homework help." For information, call Rosann at 875-4985.

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The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill in Buffalo and Erie County, an education and support organization for families of the mentally ill, will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday in St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4007 Main St., Amherst. For information, call 832-4035.

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The Independent Living of Niagara County will hold an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new office facility located at 746 Portage Road, Niagara Falls, from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday. Refreshments will be served. For information, call 284-4131.

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The Independence Foundation is sponsoring a Power Wheelchair Soccer game from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday in the Northtowns Boys & Girls Club, 325 Franklin St., Town of Tonawanda. Individuals with disabilities who can safely maneuver a power wheelchair and want to play soccer should call 685-3976 to register or call Bob at 693-2307. The $25 fee includes all equipment.

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The Never Stop Learning Center, 335 Richmond Ave., offers group art workshops and writing sessions. To register, call Beth Geyer for writing sessions at 479-3796 or Anne Paulk for art sessions at 885-9443.

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The Western New York Independent Living Project offers a new enhancement program that provides instruction on being a good citizen, employee and personal development, including work internships. For class schedules and more information, call 836-0822, Ext. 186.

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Niagara Cerebral Palsy Podiatry Clinic offers a full range of podiatry services for developmentally disabled individuals. The clinic is in the Niagara Cerebral Palsy office, 9812 Lockport Road, Niagara Falls. For information or to make an appointment, call 297-1478, Ext. 154.

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Baker Victory Services Early Childhood Program is a 12-month program designed to serve the needs of children with disabilities and developmental delays. The program offers developmental, psychological and educational assistance. Parent support and eduction is another ongoing service. For information, call 828-9500.

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The Cantalician Center for Learning provides services for children with developmental disabilities. Programs include early intervention and preschool evaluations, therapy and educational services in the home or in the early childhood center at 1360 Eggert Road, Eggertsville. For information, call 835-0417.

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New Directions Youth and Family Services serves children and families throughout Western New York with serious emotional, behavioral and learning problems. Agency professionals provide family counseling, alcohol and substance abuse counseling, special-education classes and life skills instruction. For information, call 834-9413, Ext. 220.

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.

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