Year: 2012

Christmas Potluck Dinner and Discussions on “Holiday Coping Strategies and ASBG’s 2013 program“ This is the time when we can exchange strategies for coping with the holidays. How well are our families and kids prepared for the stresses of the …

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Wendy Wheeler Mullins and Alyssa King It is important that our loved ones on the Autism Spectrum have their voices represented at the ballot box. The right to vote is universal and persons of voting age with ASD can participate …

10/29 Helping Your Adult Child Negotiate the Voting Maze Read More »

September 24 Updates from Behavioral Health and Intellectually and Developmental Disabilities around Autism Spectrum Disorder services Dr Stephen Hall, Commissioner Stephen R. Hall, Ph.D., Commissioner of the Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities, is a national leader in …

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Fayette County’s Special Ed. Advisory Council and Special Needs Awareness Week Alva Clark and Kim Grasso Two of ASBG’s members, Kim Grasso and Alva Clark, serve on the Special Education Advisory Council on an ad hoc Education committee, whose roles …

8/27 Special Ed. Advisory Council and Special Needs Awareness Week Read More »

Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) – Part 2 Brandon Griffith – CEO, Community Alternatives Kentucky Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) is a federally mandated Medicaid program for children. In Kentucky, it is divided into …

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Understanding and using EPSDT to Access Services for Your Child Latisha Jackson, The Children’s Law Center The Children’s Law Center staff Latisha Jackson will present on EPSDT services and how to access them. This term comes from the federal Medicaid …

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Differences in Gender in High Functioning Adults with ASD and Updates in Screening Tool for Autism Whitney Brooks, PHD Candidate Ohio State University

School Based Autism Services in Kentucky Melissa Murphy, MS Doctoral Candidate, School Psychology Program, UK and Equine Assisted Program Therapy at Horses Healing Humans Rosemary Taylor, Facilitator

Sherry Cooke will present an invitation to join and participate in the many athletic activities offered by the Special Olympics of Kentucky organization (SOKY). Sherry says she “would love to at least give everyone an idea of what Special Olympics …

2/27 Special Olympics of Kentucky Read More »

Supported Employment from Milt Tyree, followed by an open-topic discussion. Milt Tyree will speak about employment options for individuals on the Autism continuum. Milt does the required training on Supported Employment for people who work with individuals who provide through …

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