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    Descriptive info: .. NY Times Article on ADHD March 31: Kentucky ADHD Diagnosis as Much as 23% in Boys.. Learning Disabilities Association of Kentucky, Inc.. 2210 Goldsmith Lane #118.. Louisville, KY 40218.. (502) 473-1256 Fax: (502) 473-4695.. 877-587-1256.. Email:.. Info@LDAofKY.. org.. OR.. LDAofKY@yahoo.. com.. The Learning Disabilities Association of Kentucky, Inc.. is a non-profit organization of individuals with learning differences and attention difficulties, their parents, educators, and other service providers.. This organization has been a continuous voice in this state for those who learn differently since 1966.. The goals of LDA are:.. to embrace the challenge to educate the general public on the characteristics of learning disability, attention deficit disorder, dyslexia, etc.. to support parents of the individuals with learning differences through information sharing and support.. to make available to professionals information that will assist them as service providers; and.. to provide direct services that will assist those who learning differently become more productive, independent, and self-motivated contributors to society.. What is a Learning Disability?.. A learning disability is a permanent disorder which affects the manner in which individuals with normal or often above average intelligence acquire, retain, and express information.. Such difficulties in processing information can significantly interfere with academic and/or social development.. Like interference on the radio or a blurry TV picture, incoming or outgoing information may become jumbled as it travels between the senses and the brain.. Learning disabilities are usually recognized as a difficulty in one or more of these areas: reading, comprehension, spelling, written expression, handwriting, mathematics, oral expression, and/or problem solving.. A person with learning disabilities may also have perceptual difficulties.. It is important to remember that no two people with learning disabilities have the same profile of strengths and weaknesses.. Learning disabilities are often not consistent.. While the disability does not ever go away, it might well manifest itself  ...   are not necessarily present in those affected.. Symptoms are generally first manifested early in childhood and may persist in varying degrees throughout adult life.. The difference between ADD and ADHD is the absence or presence of hyperactivity.. Attention deficit disorders are commonly found in the difficulty with sustaining attention and focusing on information for long periods of time.. AD(H)D is a medical diagnosis (LD is an educational one), and people diagnosed with AD(H)D are often prescribed medication to stabilize attention and activity levels.. Common Learning Disabilities.. Dyslexia.. is a reading disability typified by problems in expressive or receptive, oral or written language.. Problems may emerge in reading, spelling, writing, speaking, or listening.. People with dyslexia often show talent in areas that require visual, spatial, and motor integration.. Dyscalculia.. causes people to have problems with arithmetic and grasping mathematical concepts.. While many people have problems with math, a person with dyscalculia has a much more difficult time solving basic math problems than his or her peers.. Dysgraphia.. is a writing disorder that causes people to have difficulty forming letters or writing within a defined space.. People with this disorder need extra time and effort to write neatly.. Despite their efforts, their handwriting may be almost illegible.. Dyspraxia.. is a problem with the body's system of motion that interferes with a person's ability to make a controlled or coordinated physical response in a given situation.. Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD).. is a permanent disorder which affects the manner in which people understand or remember words or sounds due to a language processing problem in the brain.. Parents and doctors can often mistake this as a hearing problem.. However, CAPD causes problems with processing and memorizing information, not with actually hearing the information.. Dyslexia is a specific learning disability according to IDEA 2004.. NCLB Results for Kentucky 2011..

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  • Title: Upcoming Events for LDA of Kentu
    Descriptive info: Upcoming Events for.. LDA of Kentucky.. UPDATE!!!.. Beginning Immediately, the LDA ADHD/LD Support Group.. will return to meeting.. the LAST Thursday of every month.. March.. March 28, 2013.. : Support Group for Adults with LD and Parents of Children with ADHD/ADD ---- LDA of KY Board Room- 2210 Goldsmith Lane, #118 -- 7:00PM.. Video or Guest Speaker to Be Announced.. April.. April 25, 2013.. May.. May 30, 2013.. June.. Registration Form for Differentiated Instruction Seminar with Gayle Gregory.. June 27, 2013..

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  • Title: Monthly Meetings
    Descriptive info: Monthly Meetings.. (Dates are subject to change because of holidays.. Please check.. ).. Louisville.. Metropolitan Area.. Audience:.. Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder and.. Parents with Learning Disabled Children.. Support Group.. Date:.. LAST Thursday of the Month - Year Round, except November and December.. Combined meeting on the FIRST Thursday of December will be held.. Time:.. 7:00 - 8:30 P.. M.. Location:.. LDA of.. Kentucky.. Office.. 2210 Goldsmith Lane # 118.. ,.. KY.. 40218.. Additional Parent Support Groups throughout Kentucky.. For additional information call (502) 473-1256..

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  • Title: Helpful Links for Learning Disab
    Descriptive info: Helpful Links for Learning Disabilities.. National.. Dissemination.. Center.. for Children with Disabilities.. Lots of great information and links.. http://www.. nichcy.. org/.. LD Online.. Interactive guide to learning disabilities for parents, teachers, and children.. www.. ldonline.. Wright's Law.. Got a question about your rights? Here is a great place to start.. wrightslaw.. com/.. Schwab Foundation for Learning.. Parent's guide to helping kids with learning differences and disabilities, includes articles, message boards, event calendar, and free publications.. schwablearning.. Learning.. Abled.. Kids.. Online resource for.. parents.. homeschooling.. children with learning disabilities such as dyslexia, dyscalculia,.. dysgraphia.. , ADD, or ADHD.. learningabledkids.. Word Finding Difficulties.. Provides information about Word Finding, a serious language deficit for many children, adolescents, and adults.. wordfinding.. Disabled Travelers Page.. Good advise for when working with students with disabilities.. disabledtravelers.. com/working-with-students.. htm.. Misunderstood.. Minds.. [.. read review].. Companion site to the PBS special on learning differences and disabilities.. Includes information and resources for parents.. pbs.. org/wgbh/misunderstoodminds.. Children's Special Services.. Provides services for children who learn differently; focusing on the fundamentals of development, building foundations for motor/cognitive learning, and socialization skills.. childrens-services.. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------.. Dyslexia Archive - Specific Learning Difficulties.. Includes news and frequently asked questions.. bdadyslexia.. uk/.. Dyslexia, Positive Aspects of the Learning.. Disability.. Promoting an understanding of dyslexia and potential for genius.. For parents, teachers, and dyslexics.. dyslexia.. Dyslexia-Information.. com.. Offers basic information, educational support, and homework links.. dyslexia-information.. Dyslexia Training  ...   ADD/ADHD (Thanks to Ms.. Galvin's class!).. healthline.. com/health/add-adhd-attention-deficit.. One ADD Place.. Virtual neighborhood consolidating information and resources relating to attention deficit disorder (ADD), AD/HD and learning.. sisorders.. (LD).. oneaddplace.. ADD ADHD Information Library.. Information on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder organized into 10 easy lessons.. newideas.. net.. ADHDNews.. Offers periodic newsletters with information on the research and treatment of ADHD, online support, announcements, and resources.. adhdnews.. About ADD.. Articles and information about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).. add.. about.. ADDvance.. Online presence for the.. for Gender Issues and ADHD (NCGI) and magazine for women and girls with attention deficit disorders.. addvance.. Living.. With.. ADD.. Contains book recommendations, tips, stories, and links.. livingwithadd.. ADHD E-Book.. Features a full text.. ebook.. written by a pediatric neurologist on the range of ADHD symptoms and treatment options.. pediatricneurology.. com/adhd.. Internet Mental Health: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.. ADHD resource includes descriptions, diagnosis, treatment and research information, booklets, and magazine articles.. mentalhealth.. com/dis/p20-ch01.. Attention Deficit Disorder Articles.. Original articles on attention deficit disorder from a practical approach.. ncpamd.. MedlinePlus.. : Attention Deficit Disorder.. Hyperactivity.. Find the latest news stories, overviews, research and more on Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity from.. , the National Library of Medicine's consumer health site.. nlm.. nih.. gov/medlineplus/attentiondeficitdisorderwithhyperactivity.. Born to Explore! The Other Side of ADD.. Positive and alternative information about attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), including creativity, giftedness, temperament diversity, allergies, and more.. borntoexplore..

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  • Title: Summer Camps kentucky  2013
    Descriptive info: Summer Camps in Kentucky 2013.. This is an alphabetical list of camps- many of them special needs camps- offered in Kentucky for the summer of 2013.. If you have additions or corrections to this list, please contact the Learning Disability Association of Kentucky at 502-473-1256.. Aldersgate Camp Retreat Center.. Ravenna, KY 40472.. (606)723-5078.. aldersgatecamp.. aldersgatecamp@gmail.. All Abilities Drama Camp.. allabilitiescamp.. blogspot.. com or.. annaharkenbrannen@gmail.. The purpose of this program is to embrace the gifts of all campers through the arts by celebrating differing skills, personalities, and abilities.. Please mail registration, emergency contact form, and payment no later than June 9th to:.. All Abilities Drama Camp - St.. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church.. 1730 Summerhill Drive, Lexington, KY 40515.. Barren Heights Christian Retreat Center.. Scottsville, KY 42164.. (502)327-9495.. barrenheights.. org/schedule.. Bear Creek Aquatic Camp.. Benton, KY 42025.. (502)716-7220.. gskentuckiana.. org/Camp-Properties/Bear-Creek-Aquatic-Camp.. aspx.. hrogalinski@gskentuckiana.. Camp Calvary.. campcalvaryky.. 2013 Dates:.. April 19-21, Dean: Mindy Simpson.. August 23-25, Dean: Rachel Shouse.. October 4-6, Dean: Steve Rucker.. Provides an opportunity for the mentally and/or physically disadvantaged of all ages to experience an adventure that will always be remembered.. Space is limited on these camps, so pre-registration is required.. Contact us at 859-375-4376 or kycampcalvary@gmail.. Camp Crestwood.. Crestwood, KY 40014.. (502) 241-7111.. campcrestwood.. kymsecretary@kyag.. Camp Happy Days!.. Bowling Green, KY 42101.. (270)393-3265.. bgky.. org/bgpr/specialpopulation.. php.. Contact: Nicole DeFreeze.. Camp Hi Ho.. Louisville, KY 40245.. (502)550-9260.. http://camphiho.. julie@camphiho.. Mainly outdoor based.. Camp Pennyroyal.. Utica, KY 42376.. org/Camp-Properties/Camp-Pennyroyal.. lleonard@gskentuckiana.. Cardinal Hill Hospital—Camp Cardinal.. Lexington, KY 40504.. (800)233-3260.. cardinalhill.. org/services/athletics-recreation.. Carriage House Preschool.. Louisville, KY 40223.. (502)253-1293.. carriagehouseps.. maryhorvath.. carriagehouseps@gmail.. June 3 - 28 July 8 - August 2, 5 mornings a week for Ages 3 to 5.. Cedar Ridge Camp.. Louisville, KY 40299.. (502)267-5848.. http://cedarridgecamp.. info@cedarridgecamp.. Register Early get $50 off Overnight Camps 1/2 price on second week Day Camp (for same child).. Book by May 4 2013.. Center for Courageous Kids.. (270)618-2900.. thecenterforcourageouskids.. Contact: Sarah Powell.. Camps availability weeks are based on various priority weeks.. Central Kentucky Riding for Hope.. Lexington, KY 40511.. (859)231-7066.. http://ckrh.. volunteers@ckrh.. Dates: July 8-11, July 15-18, Cost: $250.. 00.. Club Scientific Bluegrass.. Lexington, KY 40503.. (800)399-8309.. http://lexington.. clubscientific.. com/summerCamps.. lexington@clubscientific.. Club Scientific Louisville.. clubscientificlouisville.. louisville@clubscientific.. Weeks of: June 24, July 8th July 15th.. Dreams with Wings--Dreams in Motion.. Louisville, KY 40205.. (502)459-4647.. dreamswithwings.. info@dreamswithwings.. Summer camp programs for youth ages 8-21 with Down Syndrome autism.. Exceptional Equitation.. exceptionalequitation.. org/program.. Exceptional Equitation is a horseback-riding program formed, as a non-profit organization to meet the recreational and therapeutic needs of children with disabilities.. Equitation is located  ...   FREE Camp for children infected or affected by HIV/AIDS.. Camp Freedom.. - FREE Camp for children in Foster Care or in the custody of their Grandparents.. Lions Camp Crescendo, Inc.. P.. O.. Box 607.. 1480 Pine Tavern Rd.. Lebanon Junction, KY 40150.. (502) 833-3554.. Mercy CSI.. Louisville, KY 40228.. (502)671-2010.. mercyacademy.. com/education/components/docmgr/default.. php?sectiondetailid=4915.. mbowman@mercyjaguars.. June 24-28, 9-12 p.. m.. For Grades 6-8, Cost $150.. Morehead United Methodist Church.. Morehead, KY 40351.. (606)784-5626.. moreheadmethodistchurch.. org/index.. moreheadumc@gmail.. Oncology Camp.. cancer.. org/treatment/supportprogramsservices.. Campers from across the state and other states are welcome to attend Camp Horizon, a fun-filled camping experience for children with cancer and their siblings.. Camp dates are June 16-21.. This program is provided by the American Cancer Society.. Parks Recreation Summer Camps.. Lexington, KY.. (859)288-2928.. lexingtonky.. gov/index.. aspx?page=1417.. parkswebhelp@lexingtonky.. gov.. April 23-25-- Camp registration events.. Planning to Win- Eastern Kentucky University.. disabilities.. eku.. edu/events/planning-win-summer-transitions-program-2013.. Featured Activities: Aquatic Activities, Arts And Crafts, Canoeing, Ceramics/Pottery, Challenge/Rope Courses, Climbing/Rappelling, Farming/Ranching/Gardening, Fishing, Hiking, Nature/Environmental Studies.. Planning to Win is a summer transitions program specifically designed for high school junior and graduating seniors with learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder and other cognitive disorders.. The program runs from June 12-14 2013.. Sheltered Risks, Inc.. - Camp KESSA.. Frankfort, KY 40601.. (502)376-4367.. http://shelteredrisks.. org/summer_schedule_8.. kampkessa@shelteredrisks.. Social Skills Group - UK Dept.. of Psychology.. http://psychology.. as.. uky.. edu/psychological-services-center/services.. Focus: Developing social skills and improving peer relationships.. Sessions consist of group discussions, learning activities, skill practice, and role playing.. Call 257-6853 for more information and summer schedule.. Space Adventure Camp.. (502)852-6665.. http://louisville.. edu/planetarium.. planet@louisville.. UofL Belknap Campus, June 10 - 14 June 17 - 21, Entering grades 2-4.. Space Engineering Camp.. UofL Belknap Campus, Belknap Campus, July 29 - August 2, Entering grades 5-6.. UofL Belknap Campus, Belknap Campus, June 24-28, Entering grades 7-9.. St.. Francis School.. Goshen, KY 40026.. (502)228-1197,ex 241.. http://stfrancisschool.. org/parent_links/index.. php?id=221#Goshen.. amcleroy@stfrancisschool.. Variety of camps including invention, music, Camp Eagle, Chess, etc.. Summer Camp Explore-The Parklands of Floyds Fork.. (502)584-0350.. theparklands.. org/outdoorclassroom/camps.. outdoorclassroom@21cparks.. Summit Academy.. Louisville, KY 40243.. (502)244-7090.. summit-academy.. org/summer-programs.. info@summit-academy.. The Challenger Learning Center-Louisville.. Louisville, KY 40212.. (502)485-7630.. clcshawnee.. melissa.. brown@jefferson.. kyschools.. us.. The Living Body Camp.. Pat Burton: pburton@mercyjaguars.. July 22-26, 9-12 p.. For Grades 7-8, Cost $125.. Therapeutic Recreation Day Camp.. aspx?page=252.. Campers who qualify for free lunch through their school may be eligible for 50% reduced camp fee.. Todd's Summer Day Camp.. LaGrange, KY40031.. (502)222-8762.. http://exceptionalequitation.. exceptionalequi@aol.. Previously called Exceptional Equitation.. Trinity High School-Science Based Camp.. Louisville, KY 40207.. (502)895-9427.. trinityrocks.. 9 a.. -noon 1-4 p.. , June 3-7, Boys..

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  • Title: Links for Kentucky and Specific
    Descriptive info: Links for Kentucky Special Needs Children.. Tim Woods, Executive Director.. 2210 Goldsmith Lane, Suite 118.. (502) 473-1256; (877) 587-1256.. info@LDAofKY.. State Mediation System.. Division of Exceptional Children Services.. Department of Education.. Capital Plaza Tower.. 500 Mero Street, Room 818.. (502) 564-4970.. The Langsford Center.. 2520 Bardstown Road.. (502) 473-7000; (502) 459-8522 (fax).. stephen@langsfordcenter.. Web:.. langsfordcenter.. The Learning Connection.. Where the Right Brain is Visited.. Catherine Nagle Senn, Director.. 2233 Alta Ave.. Louisville, KY 40205-1105.. (502) 451-8011.. naglesenn@aol.. The dePaul School.. 1925 Duker Avenue.. Louisville, KY 40205.. Telephone (502) 459-6131.. depaulschool.. Meredith Dunn School.. meredithdunnschool.. 3023 Melbourne Avenue.. Louisville, KY 40220.. Phone: 502-456-5819.. Fax: 502-456-5953.. Summit Academy of Louisville.. 11508 Main Street.. Louisville, KY 40043.. (502) 244-7090.. apedersen@summit-academy.. Pitt Academy.. 6010 Preston Hwy.. Louisville, KY 40219.. Office: 502-966-6979.. Fax: 502-962-8878.. http://pitt.. Academy for Individual Excellence.. 3101 Bluebird Lane.. Louisville, KY 40299.. Phone: (502) 267-6187.. Fax: (502) 261-9687.. aiexcellence.. Dr.. F.. Allen Walker.. Creative Psychiatry P.. L.. C.. 9900 Corporate Campus Drive , Suite 3000.. Louisville, Kentucky 40223.. Office: (502) 657-6070.. Fax: (502) 657-6071.. louisvilleadhd.. drwalker@louisvilleadhd.. Square One Specialists in Child and Adolescent Development.. 6440 Dutchmans Parkway.. Louisville KY 40205.. (502) 896-2606 or Toll-Free (866) 415-3036.. Fax (502) 896-0487.. Judith A.. Axelrod.. squareonemd.. info@squareonemd.. Comprehensive Evaluations: Medical, psychological, psychiatric, educational, and speech-language evaluations are offered to help understand differences that impact children's and adolescents' development, behaviors, and emotions.. Robert A.. Underwood, Ph.. D.. Edelson and Associates, PSC.. 7511 New LaGrange Road.. Louisville, KY 40222.. (502) 423-1151.. drunderwood@npsych.. info.. edelsonandassociates.. Neuropsychological, ADHD, Learning Disability, Autism and Psychological Disorder Evaluations.. Byron White, Psy.. D.. Edelson Associates.. 7511 New Lagrange Rd.. (502) 423-1151; (502) 423-1557; (502) 423-1748 (fax).. edelson@npsych.. http://edelsonandassociates.. Associated Therapeutics-The Center for Dyslexia.. (also known as).. The Reading Room.. 3306 Clays Mill Road, Suite 102.. 859-219-0127.. kimberly.. hudson@dyslexiaky.. stacey.. berry@dyslexiaky.. dyslexiaky.. Dyslexia diagnostics and tutoring in Lexington and vicinity.. Charles L.. Shedd Kentucky Association.. 4801 Sherburn Ln.. LL1.. Louisville, KY 40207.. (502) 893-0309.. SheddTutoring@bellsouth.. net.. sheddtutoring.. The Shedd Program provides educational remediation through highly structured teaching methods and materials utilizing a multisensory approach and one-to-one instruction.. University of Kentucky School Psychology Clinic.. 641 Maxwelton Ct.. Lexington, KY 40506.. (859) 257-1381.. Psychoeducational assessments, intervention and consultation services to address behavioral, academic, and social-emotional concerns which impact an individual's learning and development.. Progressive Educational Program, Inc.. 212 Venture Way.. Somerset, Kentucky.. Phone: 606-677-2514.. Website:.. WeTeachSpelling.. Progressiveeduprogram@windstream.. Specializing in Tutoring Children with Dyslexia.. Joni Strickland, Director of Tutoring Service and Karen Cress, Certified Dyslexia Tester.. The Arc of Kentucky.. 833 East Main.. Frankfort, KY 40601.. (502) 875-5225; (800) 281-1272.. arcofky@aol.. Adult Education in Kentucky.. Kentucky Adult Education.. Council on Postsecondary Education.. 1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 250.. kyae.. ky.. 502/573-5114 V/TTY or.. 800/928-7323 V/TTY.. FAX: 502/573-5436.. Brain Injury Association of Kentucky.. 4229 Bardstown Road, Suite 330.. (502) 493-0609; (800) 592-1117 (in KY).. operations@braincenter.. braincenter.. Cabinet for Health Services.. Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services.. 100 Fair Oaks Lane, 4E-B.. Frankfort, KY 40621-0001.. (502) 564-4527.. Center For Accessible Living.. 1051 N.. 16th Street, Suite C.. Murray, KY 42071.. (888) 261-6194; (270) 753-7729 (Fax/TDD); (888) 261-6194.. calmur@calky.. calky.. Cerebral Palsy K.. S.. 982 Eastern Parkway.. Louisville, KY 40217.. (502) 635-6397; (502) 635-1147 (fax).. The K.. Center is an outpatient treatment facility that offers physical, occupational and speech therapy services; community referral and resource information; parent/guardian support group; family support, activities and education; orthopedic clinic; wheelchair and seating assessments; casting and splinting ; therapeutic horseback riding programs; sensory motor gym; pediatric therapy equipment; and a physical fitness gym.. CHADD Bluegrass.. Lexington.. (859) 264-1393.. Children and Youth Services Branch.. 100 Fair Oaks Lane, 4W-C.. Frankfort, KY 40621-0001.. (502) 564-7610; (800) 374-9146.. http://mhmr.. gov/kdmhmrs/default.. asp.. Children's Law Center.. 104 East 7th Street.. Covington, KY 41011.. (859) 431-3313.. childrenslaw@fuse.. childrenslawky.. We provide free legal services for children with educational disabilities, and also so research and policy work, training and education in this area.. The Christian County Association for Specific Perceptual Disability Inc.. Betty Warner - Administrative Assistant for Dyslexia.. 414 Colonial Terrace.. Hopkinsville, KY 42240.. (270) 886-3169.. hopkinsvilledyslexia.. 3000 Canton St.. 4 D.. (270) 885-5804.. School Director: Ruth Lature.. 136 Windsor Drive.. (270) 885-3127.. lature1445@aol.. Our mission is (1) Promote awareness of dyslexia and other disabilities as well as the availability of services through the Association.. (2) Provide remediation for persons with dyslexia and other learning disabilities.. Client Assistance Program.. 209 St.. Clair, 5th Floor.. (502) 564-8035;.. (800) 633-6283 (in KY).. Coalition for Reform in Special Education Services (C.. R.. S).. 243 Shady Lane.. (859) 278-4991.. tynerwilso@aol.. Commission for Children with Special Health Care Needs.. (502) 595-4459, ext.. 271; (800) 232-1160.. eric.. friedlander@mail.. state.. http://chfs.. gov/.. Council on Mental Retardation.. 1146 South Third Street.. Louisville,  ...   Hearing.. 632 Versailles Road.. (502) 573-2604 (V/TTY); (800) 372-2907 (V/TTY, in KY only).. kcdhh@mail.. kcdhh.. Kentucky Congress of Parents and Teachers.. Box 654.. Frankfort, KY 40602-0654.. (502) 564-4378.. KY_office@pta.. kypta.. Kentucky Developmental Disabilities Council.. 100 Fair Oaks Lane, 4E-F.. (502) 564-7842.. kddc.. Kentucky Disabilities Coalition.. Box 1589.. Frankfort, KY 40602.. (502) 875-1871 (V/TTY); (800) 977-7505 (in KY).. kydis@mis.. geocities.. com/kydisabilitiescoalition.. Kentucky Division of Exceptional Children Services.. Kentucky Education Rights Center, Inc.. 106 North Main Street.. Versailles, Kentucky 40383.. (859) 879-0411; (859) 879-0412 (fax).. kerc@edrights.. edrights.. Kentucky Instructional and Diagnostic Services.. Kentucky School for the Blind.. 1867 Frankfort Avenue.. Louisville, KY 40206.. (502) 897-1583.. ksb.. k12.. Kentucky Mental Health Coalition.. 120 Sears Avenue, Suite 212.. (502) 894-0222.. kymhc.. Kentucky Partnership for Families and Children.. Carol Cecil.. 207 Holmes Street.. (502) 875-1320.. kpfc@kypartnership.. kypartnership.. Kentucky Protection and Advocacy.. Maureen Fitzgerald.. 100 Fair Oaks Lane--Third Floor.. Frankfort, Kentucky 40601.. (800) 372-2988 (Voice/TTY), (502) 564-2967 (Voice/TTY); (502) 564-0848 (fax).. Info@mail.. pa.. kypa.. P A is an independent state agency made up of advocates and attorneys working together with people who have disabilities to promote and protect their legal rights.. Kentucky Revised Statutes TITLE XIII - EDUCATION.. Listed by Title.. LRC.. us/KRS/TITLES.. HTM.. Kentucky Special Parent Involvement Network (KY-SPIN).. 10301-B Deering Road.. Louisville, KY 40272.. (502) 937-6894; (800) 525-7746; (502) 937-6464 (fax).. spininc@aol.. kyspin.. Kentucky Speech-Language-Hearing Association.. 365 Waller Avenue, Suite 120.. Lexington, KY 40504.. (859) 252-3776; (800) 837-2446.. KSHAoffice@aol.. kysha.. Kentucky State Department of Education.. 1930 Capital Plaza Tower.. (502) 564-3421, (800) 533-5372; (502) 564-6470 (fax).. Julie Kraska, OTR/L.. Kraska Associates, Inc.. 437 Lewis Hargett Circle Suite 120.. Lexington, KY 40503.. (859) 219-0956; (859) 219-1186 (fax).. Private practice providing occupational and speech therapy services.. Family-centered approach.. Areas of speciality include sensory integration, sensory processing disorder, fine motor/handwriting, dyspraxia, autism, aspergers, articulation, phonological disorders, reading programs.. Mental Health Association of Kentucky.. 120 Sears Avenue, Suite 213.. (502) 893-0460; (888) 705-0463.. mhaky@kih.. mhaky.. Mental Health Association of Northern Kentucky.. 605 Madison Avenue.. Covington, KY 41011.. (859) 431-1077.. mhnky@aol.. http://mhanky.. Music for Life: Music Therapy and Music Education.. Patricia Guobis, M.. M.. , MT-BC.. 1815 Deerwood Avenue.. (502) 456-2682; (502) 767-8308.. NAMI Kentucky (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill).. 10510 LaGrange Road, Building 103.. Louisville, KY 40223-1228.. (502) 245-5284; (800) 257-5081.. namiky.. hgmills@mindspring.. http://ky.. nami.. Parent Outreach: Parents Supporting Parents.. 1146 S.. Third Street.. outreach@councilonmr.. Pathways to Careers and Special Programs.. Capitol Plaza Tower, Room 2113.. (502) 564-3775.. kde.. Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5.. Division of Extended Learning.. Office of Academic and Professional Development.. 500 Mero Street, Capitol Plaza Tower, 17th Floor.. (502) 564-7056.. Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2.. First Steps Program.. 3717 Taylorsville Road.. Louisville, KY 40220-1366.. (502) 459-0225; (800) 442-0087;.. (502) 452-9079 (fax).. gov/dph/firststeps.. Early Intervention Program for Infants and Toddlers with Developmental Delays: Ages Birth to 3.. Protection and Advocacy Division.. 100 Fair Oaks Lane, Third Floor.. (502) 564-2967; (800) 372-2988 (In KY) (Voice and TTY).. Seven Counties Services - Developmental Services.. (502) 459-5292; (800) 459-5292; (502) 452-9079 (fax).. sevencounties.. Provides services for people in the Seven Counties region (Bullitt, Henry, Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer, and Trimble)with Mental Retardation or other developmental disabilities.. These services are provided to individuals aged birth through the lifespan.. Special Needs Resource Directory.. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.. 3333 Burnet Ave.. MLC 9012.. Cincinnati, OH 45229.. (513) 636-1970; (513) 636-7151 (fax).. http://cincinnatichildrens.. org/special-needs.. The Special Needs Resource Directory includes a comprehensive accumulation of resources for Kentucky, Southwest Ohio, and Indiana, as well as national and international website links.. Special Olympics Kentucky.. Melissa Hardison Mary Dee Boemker.. 105 Lakeview Court.. (502) 695-8222; (800) 633-7403; (502) 695-0496 (fax).. soky.. Special Olympics is the world's largest program of sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.. Spina Bifida Association of Kentucky.. 982 Eastern Parkway, Box 18.. (502) 637-7363; (502) 637-1010.. sbak@sbak.. sbak.. State Education Agency Rural Representative.. Department of Education.. 500 Mero Street, Capitol Plaza Tower, 1st Floor.. (502) 564-4474.. Turning Point for Autism, Inc.. Box 445.. (502) 899-9128; (502) 228-8391 (fax).. turningpoint1.. A non profit -501(c)3- organization that provides ABA therapy through the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CA.. ) with therapists based in the Kentucky area.. VSA Arts of Kentucky.. 824 Ironwood Drive.. Bowling Green, KY 42103.. (270) 781-0872 (V/TTY); (877) 417-9594.. vsaky@bellsouth.. WHAS Crusade for Children Lending Library.. (502) 459-5292; (800) 459-5292.. United Partners in Kentucky.. UP in KY is a functional, non-compensated partnership to enhance each others' work on behalf of children, youth and young adults with disabilities and their families.. The intention is to collaborate with each other, reduce duplication of effort and help determine and influence policies.. up-in-ky..

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  • Title: Printable Documents of Interest
    Descriptive info: Printable Documents of Interest.. IDEA 2004.. Federal Register IDEA 2004 Regulations.. Click this link for Learning Disabilities Identification Papers.. Click This Link for PDF Files about Response to Intervention.. Learning Disabilities Pullout Section Chicago Tribune.. November 2011.. Links between ADHD and G.. enetics Children.. Mary Fowler Briefing Paper on ADHD.. Reading Learning Disabilities.. College Students with ADHD Learning Strategies.. IEP Guide  ...   FAPE.. Printable Resource Guide for Parents.. 504 Guide for Jefferson County Public Schools.. Additional_Procedures_for_Identifying_Children_With_Specific_Learning Disabilities Powerpoint Presentation.. Reading Instruction for Teachers.. Behavior and IEPs.. Homework_Strategies.. Reading Methods and Learning Disabilities.. Understanding the Special Education Process.. Learning Disability Defined.. Practical Tips to Help Your Child to Learn Better and to Value Education.. Link for article about Calculating the Cost of an Online Education..

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  • Title: The Learning Disabilities Associ
    Descriptive info: relies on the generosity of our community to help us provide for all of children we serve on a daily basis.. The following is a list of items that LDA needs.. All donations are 100% tax deductible.. Drop-off hours are Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.. to 6 p.. These items can be delivered to the LDA Office at 2210 Goldsmith Lane, Suite 118, Louisville, KY.. For information about other needs, please call 502- 473-1256 or email us at LDAofKY@yahoo.. The LDA Wish List.. About our wish list……We are just so thankful for every generosity shown us by the Louisville community.. Our wish list has the items we need from time to time that don't come in through our regular donations.. Money donations allow us to have the most flexibility to continue our services.. However we are very grateful for all in-kind donations, and we could not operate without them.. SPACE:.. If you or your  ...   to support our services, those items are 100% tax-deductible and are greatly appreciated.. Board Members:.. If you or someone you know would be interested and passionate about serving on the Board of Directors of the Learning Disabilities Association of Kentucky, please contact Tim Woods at info@LDAofKY.. org for more details.. The phone number is 502-473-1256.. GENERAL WISH LIST ITEMS.. Cleaning Supplies.. Paper Towels.. Snacks for tutoring breaks and support groups.. Bottled Water.. Plug in Air fresheners (plastic).. Batteries (all sizes).. Ink Pens.. Scissors.. Standard Copy Paper.. Colored Copier Paper.. Legal Pads.. Paper Clips.. Hand Sanitizer.. Cart or dolly for use in moving.. Coffee.. Drip Coffee Filters.. Rubbermaid totes.. 5 Gallon Buckets w/Lids.. Printer ink –HP 94, 95 and 97 Cartridges.. Thumb Drives.. Cartridges for HP Laser Printer 1320n.. 13 gallon WHITE trash bags with drawstring handles.. Wi-Fi Internet access.. Paint.. Paint brushes and rollers.. New or gently used carpet.. Photocopier with maintenance contract..

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  • Title: On Monday June 22
    Descriptive info: Law and Taxes.. IDEA 2004 - Whole document.. Important Supreme Court Decision on Free Appropriate Public Education and Reimbursement for Private Schools - Click Here.. IRS Publication 502 - See Page 13 regarding this possible tax deduction for children with LD..

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  • Title: IDEA 2004
    Descriptive info: Regulations: Part 300A 300.. 8(c)(10).. (10) Specific learning disability.. (i) General.. Specific learning disability means a disorder in one or more of the basic psychological processes involved in understanding or in using language, spoken or written, that may manifest itself in the imperfect ability to listen, think, speak,  ...   such as perceptual disabilities, brain injury, minimal brain dysfunction,.. dyslexia,.. and developmental aphasia.. (ii) Disorders not included.. Specific learning disability does not include learning problems that are primarily the result of visual, hearing, or motor disabilities, of mental retardation, of emotional disturbance, or of environmental, cultural, or economic disadvantage..

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  • Title: NCLB Results
    Descriptive info: Reports from the Kentucky Department of Education for NCLB 2011.. NCLB 2011 Excel Results.. 2011 NCLB Interpretive Guide.. NCLB Press Report 2011.. NCLB Report 2002-2011 Description.. NCLB 2011 Directions.. NCLB Briefing Packet 2011.. NCLB Report Complete.. Comparison From 2002-2011..

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