Resources

The following are a variety of resources available for people with unique needs, families and other community members.

Local (Bowling Green, KY)

 

Training & Vocational Rehabilitation

Kentucky Department for the Blind (http://blind.ky.gov/Pages/aboutus.aspx)
400 East Main Street, Suite 302
(270) 746 – 7479

Best Center for Independent Living
624 Eastwood Avenue
(270) 796 – 5992

Regional Resource Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center
624 Eastwood Avenue
(270) 796 – 5992

Caveland Educational Support (http://www.grrec.ky.gov/caveland.htm)
1790 Normal Drive
(270) 745 – 5363

 

Support Services

Advocacy in Motion – AIM
1210 Bennett Lane
(270) 842 – 5094

Adaptive Enterprises
1733 Campus Plaza Court
(270) 783 – 0726

ARC of Warren County 
http://arcofwarrencounty.wix.com/arcofwarrencounty
(270) 816-7213

Commission for Children with Special Health Care Needs
495 Three Springs Road
(270) 746 – 7816

Disability Resource Initiative (http://www.dri-ky.org)
624 Eastwood Avenue
(270) 796 – 5992

 

Handicapped Parking Permits

County Court Clerk
429 East 10th Avenue
(270) 842 – 9416

 

Special Events

Down Syndrome of South Central Kentucky (Buddy Walk)
PO Box 1611
info@dssky.org

 

State (Kentucky)

Division of Exceptional Children’s Services
Kentucky Department of Education
Capitol Plaza Tower, 8th Floor
500 Mero Street
Frankfort, KY  40601
Phone:  502 – 564 – 4970
http://education.ky.gov/specialed/Pages/default.aspx

Office of Learning Program Development (3 – 5)
500 Mero Street
Capital Plaza Tower, 17th Floor
Frankfort, KY  40601
Phone:  502 – 564 – 7056
www.kde.state.us

Infant and Toddler Program (0 – 2)
100 Fair Oaks Lane, 4E – E
Frankfort, KY  40621 – 7700
Phone:  502 – 564 – 4440
E-mail:  jhenson@mail.state.ky.us

Department of Vocational Rehabilitation
Cabinet for Workforce Development
209 Clair
Frankfort, KY  40601
Phone:  502 – 564 – 4440
E-mail:  sam.derraglio@mail.state.ky.us

Kentucky Developmental Disabilities Planning Council
Department of Mental Health/Mental Retardation Services
100 Fair Oaks Lane, 4E – F
Frankfort, KY  40621 – 0001
Phone:  502 – 564 – 7842
E-mail:  pfseybold@mail.state.ky.us

Department for Public Advocacy, P & A Division
100 Fair Oaks Lane, Third Floor
Frankfort, KY  40606
Phone:  502 – 564 – 2967 or in KY 800 – 372- 2988

Commission for Children with Special Health Care Needs
982 Eastern Parkway
Louisville, KY  40217 – 1566
Phone:  800 – 232 – 1160 or 502 – 595 – 4459
E-mail:  Beverly.Hampton@mail.state.ky.us

Human Developmental Institute
University Affiliated Facility
University of Kentucky
126 Mineral Industries Building
Lexington, KY  40506 – 0051
Phone:  606 – 257 – 1714
E-mail:  ronh@ihdi.uky.edu

Kentucky Special Parent Involvement Network (KY – SPIN)
2210 Goldsmith Lane, Suite 118
Louisville, KY  40218
Phone:  800 – 525-7746 or 502 – 456 – 0923
E-mail:  familytrng@aol.com

Parent Outreach:  Parents Supporting Parents
1146 South Third Street
Louisville, KY  40203
Phone:  502 – 584 – 1239
E-mail:  CRC@iglou.com

The Arc of Kentucky
833 East Main
Frankfort, KY  40601
Phone:  502 – 875 – 5225

 

Other Resources

ADHD:

ADHD and Relationships: Tips for Adults

This article from the National Alliance on Mental Illness offers helpful advice on how to manage your ADHD in your romantic relationship.

Treatment Options for ADHD in Children and Teens

Parents whose children are struggling with the disorder will find this printable guide to be rich with information on many of the treatment options available to your loved one.

Creating the Optimal Living Environment for a Child with ADHD

This guide contains valuable information on creating a soothing home atmosphere, a key factor in fostering the focus and wellbeing of your ADHD child.

ADD / ADHD and School: Helping Children and Teens with ADHD Succeed at School

 

ADHD and Learning Disabilities: School Help

 

College Assistance Guide for People with ADHD

 

The Best Software and Gadgets for ADHD Students

 

The Ultimate ADHD Apps Guide: 18 Apps to Make Managing Your ADHD Simpler

Strategies to Empower, Not Control, Kids Labeled ADD/ADHD

 

ADHD and Stress: Does One Cause the Other?

 

ADHD and Addiction: What is the Risk?

 

ADHD and Coexisting Conditions: ADHD, Sleep and Sleep Disorders

 

Coping with Adult ADHD

There are many techniques you can implement into your daily routine to better manage your most troublesome symptoms.

 

ADHD in the Workplace: Your Legal Rights and Tips for Success

This article not only informs you of your legal rights regarding your ADHD at work, but also gives pointers on strategies to try at home and work that can help make your career aspirations a reality.

 

APPS:

An app for ipad/iphone that allows parents to control the usage of their childrens’ devices remotely.

 

CEREBRAL PALSY:

Cerebral Palsy is the most common physical disability in childhood, with a child being born with CP every hour. Our goal is to raise awareness globally for Cerebral Palsy and other birth injuries. For more information, please click link below.

CerebralPalsySymptoms.com

 

CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES:

Home Safety for Kids!

 

5 Important Reasons Why Your Child Needs Routine to Succeed

 

PBS Parents: Communication Strategies for Children with Learning Disabilities

 

Create Your Own Anti-Anxiety Kit for Children

 

5 Ways for Teachers to Help Students with Special Needs

 

Adapting the Childcare Environment for Children with Special Needs

 

FOR THE HOME:

Disability Remodeling for the Home

 

Financial Assistance for Accessibility Home Repairs and Modifications

 

A Guide for Disabled Homebuyers

 

Home Safety for Kids!

 

SERVICE DOGS:

4 Paws For Ability (http://4pawsforability.org/autism-assistance-dog/) is the oldest service dog provider with autism-oriented dogs.

Assistance Dogs International    www.assistancedogsinternational.org

How Dogs Can Help People with ADD & ADHD