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Events for the disabled

The Learning Disability Association of Western New York will offer a parent support group to share resources and information from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Learning Disability office, 2555 Elmwood Ave., Kenmore. For information, call 874-7200.

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The Parent Network of Western New York is sponsoring a free workshop on developing an individualized education program from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday in EPIC/Parent Network offices, 1000 Main St. For information, call 332-4170.

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The NFTA Advisory Committee on the Disabled will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday in Heritage Centers, 101 Oak St. It is open to those interested in learning about the NFTA's accessible services and programs for people with disabilities. For information, call 855-7286 or 855-7650 (TDD).

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The Western New York Independent Living Project is offering an Empty Leash Support Group for individuals who have lost a beloved pet from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Mondays in the project office, 3108 Main St., near Hertel Avenue. For information, call Kym at 836-0822, Ext. 345.

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Native American Community Services, 1005 Grant St., provides assistance to developmentally disabled individuals and their families in both Erie and Niagara counties through the Medicaid Services Coordination Program. Services can be provided to off-reservation Native Americans as well as other Western New York community members. For information, call 874-4460.

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The Claddagh Commission, 7200 Lake Shore Road, Derby, offers a variety of services for people with developmental disabilities, including residential settings and/or day habilitation services; at-home services that help individuals meet their needs within their own homes; supportive work opportunities within the community, including the New Angola Theater; and service coordination to help individuals secure and monitor services. For information, call 947-5857.

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Horizon Health Services, 3020 Bailey Ave., offers programs in Erie County and Niagara counties to assist individuals with mental illness, chemical dependency and/or developmental disabilities. For information, call 831-1800 or visit www.horizon-health.org.

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Agape Parents Fellowship, 3280 South Park Ave., Lackawanna, provides service coordination, education advocacy and other supports for families with disabling conditions. For information about services for regularly scheduled parent support group and Bible study meetings, call 827-5407.

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The Niagara Hearing Clinic offers audiology services and hearing-aid dispensing for individuals with disabilities in two locations: Shaw Building, 5467 Upper Mountain Road, Lockport (call 439-7461), or Trott Access Center, 1001 11th St., Niagara Falls (call 278-8190). Services are by appointment only by calling either location.

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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