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Events for people with disabilities

The Adult ADD/ADHD Support Group will meet from 7 to 9 p. m. Tuesday in Denny's Meeting Room, 4610 Genesee St., Cheektowaga. For information, call 684-7142.

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The National Alliance on Mental Illness 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 Ken-Ton Special Education Parent-Teacher-Student Association will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p. m. Wednesday in the Sheridan Building, Room 122, 3200 Elmwood Ave., Town of Tonawanda. Summer program options will be the topic. For information, call Aimee at 876-3019.

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Headway of Western New York Life Support Group will meet from 1 to 2:30 p. m. Monday , and the Youth Support Group will meet from 6:30 to 8 p. m. Thursday at 976 Delaware Ave. For information, call 629-3636.

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Parent Network and EPIC offers a free Parenting Today workshop, "Fostering Self-Esteem in Young Children," from 10 a. m. to noon Thursday in the Wilson National Center for Parenting and Character Education, 1000 Main St. Parents will explore their own self-worth and understand the connection between parent and child self-esteem. To register, or for more information, call 332-4170 or visit www.parentnetworkwny.org or www.epicforchildren.org . Also offered is a free Special Education Workshop from 5 to 7 p. m. Thursday in the BPS Howard Lewis Parent Center, 179 Albany St. Register by calling 332-4170 or (866) 277-4762.

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The Buffalo State College Speech-Language-Hearin g Clinic offers a Stroke and Hope Aphasia Support Group for Survivors and their Families from 2 to 3 p. m. Friday in Caudell Hall, Buffalo State College, 1300 Elmwood Ave. For information, call 878-3530 or 878-5319.

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The Help You Group is a free service for anyone interested in feeling more confident about their personal appearance and their job skill. It is held from 6:30 to 8 p. m. Tuesday in the Marvin Palanker Conference Room at WNY Independent Living, 3108 Main St., near Hertel Avenue, in the University District. For information, call 836-0822, Ext. 157, or 836-0822, Ext. 167.

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The Individual Services Environment program at Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled provides support to individuals with developmental disabilities who have moved out on their own. Assistance with meal preparation, housekeeping and budgeting is available. Senior services are also available. For information, call Michele Wiler at 896-2180.

Also offered is service coordination assistance in obtaining benefits, insurance, medical appointments, housing, food and counseling. For information, call 896-2180.

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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.

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

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