Special Needs Planning Seminar

Greater Lafayette Area Special Services is preparing a Special Needs Planning Seminar on May 11th from 6 – 8:30 pm at the Hiatt Administration Building located at 2300 Cason St, Lafayette.

Presenters/Topics:

Gordon Homes, Special Needs Financial Planner – Benefits planning, Social Security, Wills/Trusts

Elizabeth A. Homes, ESQ., MBA Attorney at Law – Guardianship

Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services Office (BDDS)Medicaid Waivers

Light food and drinks will be served.

Please mark your calendar a plan on attending this information meeting.

RSVP by April 29th to kwotherspoon@lsc.k12.in.us.

Assistive Technology Apps in Google Chrome

These are great Google Chrome Extensions available here Chrome Web Store:

Readability

Readability is a web and mobile app that zaps clutter and saves web articles in a comfortable reading view.

VoiceNote II – Speech to Text

Typing with your voice and speech recognition. Simple and functional notepad.

SpeakIt!

Tired of reading? Select text you want to read and listen to it. SpeakIt converts text into speech so you no longer need to read.

New ASHA Certified Speech-Language Pathologists

Congratulations to Emily Prause, CCC-SLP at Wea Ridge Elementary and Middle Schools and to Danielle Yu, CCC-SLP at Cole Elementary, Wainwright, and McCutcheon.  Six years of schooling and another year completing a Clinical Fellowship Year!

Summer Opportunities

Purdue Summer Speech Program

June 16 – July 9 — Summer Fun – Language Therapy & Research at Purdue – Summer Fun Flyer

  • If you are interested in having your child participate in the program, please complete the attached registration form and return by 4/24/15.  Contact Barb Cicholski – cicholsb@purdue.edu   or by phone (765) 494-3792

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Camp Sparks

June 22 – July 17 —  Summer Recreation Program – Camp Sparks application 2015

  • Space is limited and camp is filled as registration is received.  See flyer for details.

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Community Resource Guide – (from Bauer Family Resource)

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