Innovative Supports for Autistic Workers is seeking consultants for a training project related to autism and employment. Candidates should be Kentucky residents 18 years of age or older, autistic/on the autism spectrum, and have experience with working OR seeking employment. In order to help potential employers understand the needs and challenges of autistic workers, we are looking for diversity along the lines of gender, age, race, ethnicity, orientation, and presence or absence of other disabilities.
If you are autistic and interested in working with us, please fill out the application at the link below. Ten consultants will be chosen based on applications received. You will be paid for your time ($50 for an interview lasting from 45-90 minutes, plus travel if you are coming from outside Lexington.) Applications will be taken through the end of January, 2017.
Innovative Supports for Autistic Workers is a project of the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, the Kentucky Office of Autism, and the University of Kentucky’s Human Development Institute. Read more about ISAW at http://isaw.hdiuk.org/
New regulations require anyone wanting to sign up for the Michelle P Waiver waiting list that they must apply at www.benefind.ky.gov
Lifeskills and other CMHCs are no longer the contact for the waiting list.
The application process will check if someone qualifies for ANY of the waivers so the process has changed a bit. Please share!
CLiK IS HIRING
Visit our Employment page for all open positions!
Community Living in Kentucky (CLiK) is seeking an ABA Therapist in many South Central and Western KY counties. ABA Therapist is responsible for providing one-on-one interventions to children or adolescents in the home, school, day care, or other community setting. He/she must be a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) with minimum 1 year experience preferred. Must be willing to provide services through private insurance companies. Specific services include: direct instruction utilizing principles of Applied Behavior Analysis and Verbal Behavior, implementation of Behavior Support Plans, Social Skills training, data collection, collaboration with other team members serving each student and support to school personnel.
All interested should contact CLiK Executive Director, Julie Cole at email@example.com or 270-843-5300.
The Autism & Asperger Support Group of Bowling Green will meet
Thursday, November 19, 2015 from 6-7:30 p.m.
at the Suzanne Vitale Clinical Education Complex.
Address: 104 Alumni Ave (corner of E. 14th and Adams St.).
Local providers will give updates on the services available and how to access them. We will hear from:
The Kid Spot Center
Center for Courageous Kids
The Learning Center
Kidz Club Pediatric Medical Childcare
Family Resource Program @ CEC
Click Here for event flyer.
There is no childcare available for this event.
Please RSVP either at our FB event page https://www.facebook.com/events/1642650339356402/ or via the email below.
Family members, caregivers, and professionals are welcome to attend.
For more information or to receive email announcements about future meetings contact Shelley Shepherd at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click the link below for our November Newsletter, where you can learn more about our services and two of our Positive Behavior Support Specialists.
CLiK November 2015 Newsletter
The Suzanne Vitale Clinical Education Complex at WKU will be hosting an annual
Special Needs Summit
“A World of Opportunities”
Friday, October 16, 2015
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
at the Knicely Conference Center.
The target audience consists of parents, caregivers, family members, professionals, staff, and students.
The goal of the conference is to connect members of the special needs community with one another, provide valuable information and strategies on working with individuals and children with special needs, and provide information on community resources and services. The keynote speaker, Dwayne Ballen, is a TV journalist and author of a book called “Journey with Julian”. He will speak on Autism: A Father’s Perspective.
Click here for more information: Special Needs Summit 2015 Flyer
Receptionist/Office Assistant Position Available
CLiK is currently searching for a Receptionist/Office Assistant to join our team. Job responsibilities will include answering/forwarding phone calls, greeting and directing visitors, checking in clients and helping to maintain client charts, emailing/faxing/scanning confidential documents and assisting office staff as needed. Education requirements: High school diploma. Must be able to pass background checks and drug screen. All interested applicants should contact CLiK Office Manager, Brittany Turner at email@example.com or call 270-843-5300.
FREE CPR/FIRST AID TRAINING
August 19th 9:00am – 12:00pm
WKU Alive Center
The class is FREE! Trainee will be responsible for cost of certification card if they wish to have one.
Call today to sign up! 270-843-5300
(CHILD CARE IS NOT PROVIDED)