Links for Kentucky Special Needs Children.

 

Learning Disabilities Association of Kentucky, Inc.

Tim Woods, Executive Director

2210 Goldsmith Lane, Suite 118

Louisville, KY 40218

(502) 473-1256; (877) 587-1256

Email: LDAofKY@yahoo.com

       info@LDAofKY.org

 

 

State Mediation System

Division of Exceptional Children Services

Department of Education

Capital Plaza Tower

500 Mero Street, Room 818

Frankfort, KY 40601

(502) 564-4970

 

The Langsford Center

2520 Bardstown Road

Louisville, KY 40205

(502) 473-7000; (502) 459-8522 (fax)

Email: stephen@langsfordcenter.com

Web: www.langsfordcenter.com

 

The Learning Connection

"Where the Right Brain is Visited"

Catherine Nagle Senn, Director

2233 Alta Ave.

Louisville, KY 40205-1105

(502) 451-8011

Email: naglesenn@aol.com

 

The dePaul School
1925 Duker Avenue
Louisville, KY 40205
Telephone (502) 459-6131
http://www.depaulschool.org


Meredith Dunn School
http://www.meredithdunnschool.org/

3023 Melbourne Avenue

 Louisville, KY 40220
Phone: 502-456-5819

Fax: 502-456-5953

 

Summit Academy of Louisville

11508 Main Street

Louisville, KY 40043

(502) 244-7090

Email: apedersen@summit-academy.org

Web: www.summit-academy.org


Pitt Academy
6010 Preston Hwy
Louisville, KY 40219
Office: 502-966-6979
Fax: 502-962-8878
http://pitt.com/


Academy for Individual Excellence
3101 Bluebird Lane
Louisville, KY 40299
Phone: (502) 267-6187
Fax: (502) 261-9687
http://www.aiexcellence.com

 

Dr. F. Allen Walker
Creative Psychiatry P.L.L.C.
9900 Corporate Campus Drive , Suite 3000
Louisville, Kentucky 40223
Office: (502) 657-6070
Fax: (502) 657-6071
www.louisvilleadhd.com
drwalker@louisvilleadhd.com


Square One Specialists in Child and Adolescent Development
6440 Dutchmans Parkway

Louisville KY 40205

(502) 896-2606 or Toll-Free (866) 415-3036

 Fax (502) 896-0487

Judith A. Axelrod

www.squareonemd.com

info@squareonemd.com

Comprehensive Evaluations: Medical, psychological, psychiatric, educational, and speech-language evaluations are offered to help understand differences that impact children's and adolescents' development, behaviors, and emotions.

 

Robert A. Underwood, Ph.D.

Edelson and Associates, PSC

7511 New LaGrange Road

Louisville, KY 40222

(502) 423-1151

Email: drunderwood@npsych.info

Web: http://www.edelsonandassociates.info

Neuropsychological, ADHD, Learning Disability, Autism and Psychological Disorder Evaluations.

 

Byron White, Psy.D

Edelson & Associates

7511 New Lagrange Rd

Louisville, KY 40222

(502) 423-1151; (502) 423-1557; (502) 423-1748 (fax)

Email: edelson@npsych.info

Web: http://edelsonandassociates.info

 

Associated Therapeutics-The Center for Dyslexia

(also known as)

The Reading Room

3306 Clays Mill Road, Suite 102

Lexington, KY 40503

859-219-0127

Email: kimberly.hudson@dyslexiaky.com

       stacey.berry@dyslexiaky.com

Web: http://www.dyslexiaky.com

Dyslexia diagnostics and tutoring in Lexington and vicinity.

 

Charles L. Shedd Kentucky Association
4801 Sherburn Ln. LL1
Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 893-0309
SheddTutoring@bellsouth.net
http://www.sheddtutoring.org

The Shedd Program provides educational remediation through highly structured teaching methods and materials utilizing a multisensory approach and one-to-one instruction.

 

University of Kentucky School Psychology Clinic

641 Maxwelton Ct.

Lexington, KY 40506

(859) 257-1381

Psychoeducational assessments, intervention and consultation services to address behavioral, academic, and social-emotional concerns which impact an individual's learning and development.

 

Progressive Educational Program, Inc.
212 Venture Way
Somerset, Kentucky
Phone: 606-677-2514
Website: www.WeTeachSpelling.com

Email: Progressiveeduprogram@windstream.net

Specializing in Tutoring Children with Dyslexia.
Joni Strickland, Director of Tutoring Service and Karen Cress, Certified Dyslexia Tester

 

 

 

The Arc of Kentucky

833 East Main

Frankfort, KY 40601

(502) 875-5225; (800) 281-1272

Email: arcofky@aol.com

 

Adult Education in Kentucky

Kentucky Adult Education
Council on Postsecondary Education
1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 250
Frankfort, KY 40601
http://www.kyae.ky.gov

502/573-5114 V/TTY or
800/928-7323 V/TTY
FAX: 502/573-5436

 

Brain Injury Association of Kentucky

4229 Bardstown Road, Suite 330

Louisville, KY 40218

(502) 493-0609; (800) 592-1117 (in KY)

Email: operations@braincenter.org

Web: www.braincenter.org

 

Cabinet for Health Services

Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services

100 Fair Oaks Lane, 4E-B

Frankfort, KY 40621-0001

(502) 564-4527

 

Center For Accessible Living

1051 N. 16th Street, Suite C

Murray, KY 42071

(888) 261-6194; (270) 753-7729 (Fax/TDD); (888) 261-6194

Email: calmur@calky.org

Web: www.calky.org

 

Cerebral Palsy K.I.D.S. Center

982 Eastern Parkway

Louisville, KY 40217

(502) 635-6397; (502) 635-1147 (fax)

The K.I.D.S. Center is an outpatient treatment facility that offers physical, occupational and speech therapy services; community referral and resource information; parent/guardian support group; family support, activities and education; orthopedic clinic; wheelchair and seating assessments; casting and splinting ; therapeutic horseback riding programs; sensory motor gym; pediatric therapy equipment; and a physical fitness gym.

 

CHADD Bluegrass

Lexington

(859) 264-1393

 

Children and Youth Services Branch

Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services

100 Fair Oaks Lane, 4W-C

Frankfort, KY 40621-0001

(502) 564-7610; (800) 374-9146

Web: http://mhmr.ky.gov/kdmhmrs/default.asp

 

Children's Law Center

104 East 7th Street

Covington, KY 41011

(859) 431-3313

Email: childrenslaw@fuse.net

Web: http://www.childrenslawky.org

We provide free legal services for children with educational disabilities, and also so research and policy work, training and education in this area.

 

The Christian County Association for Specific Perceptual Disability Inc. "Dyslexia"

Betty Warner - Administrative Assistant for Dyslexia

414 Colonial Terrace

Hopkinsville, KY 42240

(270) 886-3169

http://www.hopkinsvilledyslexia.org/

 

Dyslexia

3000 Canton St. 4 D

Hopkinsville, KY 42240

(270) 885-5804

 

School Director: Ruth Lature

136 Windsor Drive

Hopkinsville, KY 42240

(270) 885-3127

Email: lature1445@aol.com

Our mission is (1) Promote awareness of dyslexia and other disabilities as well as the availability of services through the Association. (2) Provide remediation for persons with dyslexia and other learning disabilities.

 

Client Assistance Program

209 St. Clair, 5th Floor

Frankfort, KY 40601

(502) 564-8035;

(800) 633-6283 (in KY)

 

Coalition for Reform in Special Education Services (C.R.I.S.E.S)

243 Shady Lane

Lexington, KY 40503

(859) 278-4991

Email: tynerwilso@aol.com

 

Commission for Children with Special Health Care Needs

982 Eastern Parkway

Louisville, KY 40217

(502) 595-4459, ext. 271; (800) 232-1160

Email: eric.friedlander@mail.state.ky.us

Web: http://chfs.ky.gov/

 

Council on Mental Retardation

1146 South Third Street

Louisville, KY 40203-2997

(502) 584-1239

Email: info@councilonmr.org

Web site: www.councilonmr.org

 

Creative Learning Center

576 Centre View Blvd

Crestview Hills, KY 41017

(859) 341-1647; (859) 341-1821

Provides support and education to families in Northern Kentucky regarding IDEA 2004 and No Child Left Behind.

 

Department for the Blind

P.O. Box 757

Frankfort, KY 40602-0757

(502) 564-4754

(502) 564-2929 (TTY)

Web: http://blind.ky.gov/

 

Department of Vocational Rehabilitation

Cabinet for Workforce Development

209 St. Clair

Frankfort, KY 40601

(502) 564-4440

 

Directions Disability Link

First Link of the Bluegrass

2480 Fortune Drive, Suite 150

Lexington, KY 40509

(859) 313-5465, ext. 10

Web: www.first-link.org

 

Division of Exceptional Children's Services

Kentucky Department of Education

Capitol Plaza Tower, 8th Floor

500 Mero Street

Frankfort, KY 40601

(502) 564-4970

Web: http://www.education.ky.gov/KDE/Default.htm

 

Division of Mental Retardation

Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services

100 Fair Oaks Lane, 4E-E

Frankfort, KY 40621-0001

(502) 564-7700

Web: http://mhmr.ky.gov/kdmhmrs/default.asp

 

Down Syndrome Association of Central Kentucky

2808 Ashbrooke Drive

Lexington, KY 40513

(859) 219-3404

Web: http://www.dsack.org

We are interested in providing support, information and education about and for Down syndrome to families and professionals that make up Central Kentucky.

 

Down Syndrome InfoSource, Inc.

P.O. Box 221316

Louisville, KY 40252-1316

(502) 412-3759; (888) 999-3759

Email: GTLowe@aol.com

 

Down Syndrome of Louisville, Inc.

1939 Goldsmith Lane #208

Louisville, Kentucky 40218

(502) 458-6392;

(888) 458-Down

Web: www.downsyndromeoflouisville.org

Serves families through out the Kentuckiana area.

 

Dyslexia Solutions Inc.
Ed Dahlem, Executive Director
www.readfluent.com

Barb Dahlem, Customer Support
bdahlem@bellsouth.net
502-499-2744
PO Box 436765
Louisville, KY 40253

A 501c3 nonprofit corporation founded on the discoveries of Dr. Robert Dahlem, DVM, to promote and distribute the RAD Prism, a new invention that significantly improves reading fluency for individuals with reading difficulties associated with the symptoms of dyslexia.
 

Easter Seals Kentucky

2050 Versailles Road

Lexington, KY 40504

(859) 254-5701; (800) 888-5377

Web: www.cardinalhill.org

  

Human Development Institute

University Center for Excellence

University of Kentucky

126 Mineral Industries Building

Lexington, KY 40506-0051

(859) 257-3045

Email: haroldk@ihdi.uky.edu

 

Jordans' Gait Stables, Inc.

515 Dry Ridge Road

Eastview, Ky 42732

(270) 862-2290; (270) 862-2290; (801) 460-4854 (fax)

Email: jordans_gait_stables@yahoo.com

A 501C(3) non-profit center providing free therapeutic horseback riding to the mentally and physically challenged.

 

The Kentucky Administrative Regulations

Listed by Title or searchable by keyword

http://www.lrc.state.ky.us/KAR/frntpage.htm

 

 

Kentucky Administrative Regulations- Education = Title 700

http://www.lrc.state.ky.us/kar/titles.htm

 

 

Kentucky Assistive Technology Service (KATS) Network

Charles McDowell Center

8412 Westport Road

Louisville, KY 40242

(502) 327-0022 (V/TTY); (800) 327-5287 (V/TTY, in KY only)

Email: katsnet@iglou.com

Web: www.katsnet.org

 

Kentucky Autism Training Center

http://www.kyautism.org/

 

Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

632 Versailles Road

Frankfort, KY 40601

(502) 573-2604 (V/TTY); (800) 372-2907 (V/TTY, in KY only)

Email: kcdhh@mail.state.ky.us

Web: www.kcdhh.org

 

Kentucky Congress of Parents and Teachers

P.O. Box 654

Frankfort, KY 40602-0654

(502) 564-4378

Email: KY_office@pta.org

Web: www.kypta.org

 

Kentucky Developmental Disabilities Council

Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services

100 Fair Oaks Lane, 4E-F

Frankfort, KY 40621-0001

(502) 564-7842

Web: www.kddc.org

 

Kentucky Disabilities Coalition

P.O. Box 1589

Frankfort, KY 40602

(502) 875-1871 (V/TTY); (800) 977-7505 (in KY)

Email: kydis@mis.net

Web: www.geocities.com/kydisabilitiescoalition

 

Kentucky Division of Exceptional Children Services

Kentucky Education Rights Center, Inc.

106 North Main Street

Versailles, Kentucky 40383

(859) 879-0411; (859) 879-0412 (fax)

Email: kerc@edrights.com

Web: www.edrights.com

 

Kentucky Instructional and Diagnostic Services

Kentucky School for the Blind

1867 Frankfort Avenue

Louisville, KY 40206

(502) 897-1583

Web: www.ksb.k12.ky.us

 

Kentucky Mental Health Coalition

120 Sears Avenue, Suite 212

Louisville, KY 40207

(502) 894-0222

Web: www.kymhc.org

 

Kentucky Partnership for Families and Children

Carol Cecil

207 Holmes Street

Frankfort, KY 40601

(502) 875-1320

Email: kpfc@kypartnership.org

Web: www.kypartnership.org

 

Kentucky Protection and Advocacy

Maureen Fitzgerald

100 Fair Oaks Lane--Third Floor

Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

(800) 372-2988 (Voice/TTY), (502) 564-2967 (Voice/TTY); (502) 564-0848 (fax)

Email: Info@mail.pa.state.ky.us

Web: http://www.kypa.net

P&A is an independent state agency made up of advocates and attorneys working together with people who have disabilities to promote and protect their legal rights.

 

Kentucky Revised Statutes TITLE XIII - EDUCATION

Listed by Title

http://www.LRC.state.ky.us/KRS/TITLES.HTM

 

Kentucky Special Parent Involvement Network (KY-SPIN)

10301-B Deering Road

Louisville, KY 40272

(502) 937-6894; (800) 525-7746; (502) 937-6464 (fax)

Email: spininc@aol.com

Web: www.kyspin.com

 

Kentucky Speech-Language-Hearing Association

365 Waller Avenue, Suite 120

Lexington, KY 40504

(859) 252-3776; (800) 837-2446

Email: KSHAoffice@aol.com

Web: www.kysha.org

 

Kentucky State Department of Education

1930 Capital Plaza Tower

500 Mero Street

Frankfort, KY 40601

(502) 564-3421, (800) 533-5372; (502) 564-6470 (fax)

Web: http://www.education.ky.gov/KDE/Default.htm

 

Julie Kraska, OTR/L

Kraska & Associates, Inc.

437 Lewis Hargett Circle Suite 120

Lexington, KY 40503

(859) 219-0956; (859) 219-1186 (fax)

Private practice providing occupational and speech therapy services. Family-centered approach. Areas of speciality include sensory integration, sensory processing disorder, fine motor/handwriting, dyspraxia, autism, aspergers, articulation, phonological disorders, reading programs

  

Mental Health Association of Kentucky

120 Sears Avenue, Suite 213

Louisville, KY 40207

(502) 893-0460; (888) 705-0463

Email: mhaky@kih.net

Web: www.mhaky.org

 

Mental Health Association of Northern Kentucky

605 Madison Avenue

Covington, KY 41011

(859) 431-1077

Email: mhnky@aol.com

Web: http://mhanky.org

 

Music for Life: Music Therapy and Music Education

Patricia Guobis, M. M., MT-BC

1815 Deerwood Avenue

Louisville, KY 40205

(502) 456-2682; (502) 767-8308

 

NAMI Kentucky (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill)

10510 LaGrange Road, Building 103

Louisville, KY 40223-1228

(502) 245-5284; (800) 257-5081

Email: namiky.hgmills@mindspring.com

Web: http://ky.nami.org

 

Parent Outreach: Parents Supporting Parents

1146 S. Third Street

Louisville, KY 40203

(502) 584-1239

Email: outreach@councilonmr.org

Web: www.councilonmr.org

 

Pathways to Careers and Special Programs

Capitol Plaza Tower, Room 2113

500 Mero Street

Frankfort, KY 40601

(502) 564-3775

Web: www.kde.state.ky.us

 

Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5

Division of Extended Learning

Office of Academic and Professional Development

500 Mero Street, Capitol Plaza Tower, 17th Floor

Frankfort, KY 40601

(502) 564-7056

Web: www.kde.state.ky.us

 

 

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2

First Steps Program

3717 Taylorsville Road

Louisville, KY 40220-1366

(502) 459-0225; (800) 442-0087;

(502) 452-9079 (fax)

Web: http://chfs.ky.gov/dph/firststeps.htm

Early Intervention Program for Infants and Toddlers with Developmental Delays: Ages Birth to 3.

 

Protection and Advocacy Division

100 Fair Oaks Lane, Third Floor

Frankfort, KY 40601

(502) 564-2967; (800) 372-2988 (In KY) (Voice and TTY)

Web: www.kypa.net

 

Seven Counties Services - Developmental Services

3717 Taylorsville Road

Louisville, KY 40220-1366

(502) 459-5292; (800) 459-5292; (502) 452-9079 (fax)

Web: http://www.sevencounties.org

Provides services for people in the Seven Counties region (Bullitt, Henry, Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer, and Trimble)with Mental Retardation or other developmental disabilities. These services are provided to individuals aged birth through the lifespan.

 

Special Needs Resource Directory

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

3333 Burnet Ave. MLC 9012

Cincinnati, OH 45229

(513) 636-1970; (513) 636-7151 (fax)

Web: http://cincinnatichildrens.org/special-needs

The Special Needs Resource Directory includes a comprehensive accumulation of resources for Kentucky, Southwest Ohio, and Indiana, as well as national and international website links.

 

Special Olympics Kentucky

Melissa Hardison & Mary Dee Boemker

105 Lakeview Court

Frankfort, KY 40601

(502) 695-8222; (800) 633-7403; (502) 695-0496 (fax)

Web: http://www.soky.org

Special Olympics is the world's largest program of sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

 

Spina Bifida Association of Kentucky

982 Eastern Parkway, Box 18

Louisville, KY 40217

(502) 637-7363; (502) 637-1010

Email: sbak@sbak.org

Web: www.sbak.org

 

State Education Agency Rural Representative

Department of Education

500 Mero Street, Capitol Plaza Tower, 1st Floor

Frankfort, KY 40601

(502) 564-4474

Web: www.kde.state.ky.us

 

Turning Point for Autism, Inc.

P.O. Box 445

Goshen, KY 40026

(502) 899-9128; (502) 228-8391 (fax)

Web: www.turningpoint1.org

A non profit -501(c)3- organization that provides ABA therapy through the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CA.) with therapists based in the Kentucky area.

  

VSA Arts of Kentucky

824 Ironwood Drive

Bowling Green, KY 42103

(270) 781-0872 (V/TTY); (877) 417-9594

Email: vsaky@bellsouth.net

 

WHAS Crusade for Children Lending Library

3717 Taylorsville Road

Louisville, KY 40220-1366

(502) 459-5292; (800) 459-5292

(502) 452-9079 (fax)

 

United Partners in Kentucky
UP in KY is a functional, non-compensated partnership to enhance each others' work on behalf of children, youth and young adults with disabilities and their families. The intention is to collaborate with each other, reduce duplication of effort and help determine and influence policies.
http://www.up-in-ky.com