The Run/Walk for Autism to benefit the Kelly Autism Program was a big success! CLiK was able to help sponsor the event this year and had a few of the employees participate. Here are some picture of the awesome t-shirts from the event!
April is Autism Awareness Month and there are a lot of great event going on around the country to help raise awareness. Here in Bowling Green there are the following events. If you know of any others, please let us know and we will add them to the list
Lifeskills run for Autism taking place on Saturday April 13th beginning at 8AM for the 4 mile run and 9AM for the 1 mile walk. 100% of Proceeds will go to the Kelly Autism Program! Check out the facebook page for more details: Facebook
There is a live videoconference on Friday, April 19th, at WKU South Campus, Room 115, from 12 noon to 2:00 PM. The topic is “Transition and Beyond for Youth and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder.” The seminar is free except for those wanting CEUs. It’s $20 for 2.0 continuing education credits for Social Work, Psychology, and Counseling.
Please Register at the following link, space is limited: http://www.hdi.uky.edu/news/events
On Saturday April 27th Super Sib Day will be taking place for siblings on individuals with special needs. Check out the below flier for more information:
Community Living in Kentucky (CLiK) is currently seeking behavior specialists to provide indirect Behavior Support services to individuals with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities. Services are provided in many locations throughout the state of Kentucky to individuals of all ages in a variety of settings (home, school, community, etc.). Minimum requirements for the position are a Master’s degree (MSW, MA, MS, etc.) and 1 year experience with behavior programming (clinical hours and other field experience may serve as 1 year experience). Prefer Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) or a master’s level individual seeking BCBA certification. Pay ranges from $50 – $80 per hour. May be able to assist in coordination of BCBA supervision. Part-Time and Full-time contract positions available with flexible hours. If you are interested in learning more about our agency, please contact our Clinical Director, Candi Bainbridge at Candibainbridge@CLiKgroup.com or call our office at 270-843-5300.
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Here’s some great information from the Kentucky Autism Training Center’s newsletter regarding Sleep Issues, Feeding Disorders, and Toileting Training Challenges in children with Autism.
Check out the Newsletter!
The Kentucky Commission for Children with Special Health Care Needs in sponsoring a free multi-topic workshop in the Parents Educating Parents (PEP) series from 1 – 4 pm on Thursday, December 13th at the Easter Seals West Kentucky Child Development Center, 801 N 29th St., Paducah, KY. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Kentucky Autism Training Center at the University of Louisville has recently updated their “Family Guide (2nd Edition).” You can access it for free at www.louisville.edu/education/kyautismtraining/resources/family-guide .
Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family from everyone here at Community Living in Kentucky!
We have been impressed with the work of Perry Creason an Instructional Assistant and leader of the autism awareness group at Bowling Green Junior High. His web page at www.bgreen.kyschools.us/olc/teacher.aspx?s=1105 contains postings from his students including some very creative art.
The next meeting of the Bowling Green Aspergers and Autism Resource Group will take place at 2 pm on Sunday, November 11th in the Barnes and Noble community room. This is a parent and professional group with a focus on learning together and supporting children and parents. For more information contact Karen Thomas at email@example.com.