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August 2018

Wendell Foster’s Autism Program: Fall 2018

August 13 - December 19
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until December 18, 2018

Wendell Foster’s Autism Program Building, 819 East Ninth Street
Owensboro, 42303 United States
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Wendell Foster's Autism Program is now accepting applications for its 2018 Fall Semester Program.Wendell Foster’s Autism Program supports the refinement of social skills, life skills and community involvement for school age children through young adults.By using positive reinforcement techniques, our staff teaches students the skills necessary to be successful in everyday activities such as behaving properly in a restaurant, making friends, conversing with others, problem solving, and being a “good loser.”Instruction is individualized for each person by agreement among the…

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September 2018

Bluegrass Gospel Concert

September 29 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wendell Foster’s Sensory Park, 815 Triplett St
Owensboro, KY 42303 United States
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Free

Pack up your lawn chair and join us for a great evening of Bluegrass and Gospel music with special guests Corey Merritt and Friends, and The Jeremy Calloway Band. It will be a great night of bluegrass and good ole gospel you won't want to miss.Park opens at 6:30pmConcert begins at 7:00pmFood and drinks will be available for purchase.In the event of inclement weather, music will be moved into the Young Meeting House adjacent to Sensory Park at Wendell Foster.

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October 2018

Special Needs EXPO: Building Bridges for Families

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Owensboro Christian Church, 2818 New Hartford Rd.
Owensboro, KY 42303 United States
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Wendell Foster and Kentucky Family to Family Health Information Center are hosting a Special Needs EXPO on Saturday, October 20, 2018, from 9:00am – 1:00pm at Owensboro Christian Church. The EXPO is an opportunity for community agencies to collaborate in providing information about resources and services that will assist families in supporting a loved one with a disability.  The EXPO will include non-profit organizations dedicated to serving the special needs community, as well as state and private agencies that offer resources…

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Quarterly Connection

October 23 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Wendell Foster’s Young Meeting House, 815 Triplett St
Owensboro, KY 42303 United States
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Free

Please mark your calendars for Wendell Foster’s “Quarterly Connection” on Tuesday, October 23rd at 8:30am. Quarterly Connection is a networking event, where a guest speaker will share about their role in the community.This meeting will be filled with valuable information from:After hours with Isaiah INC: Shantel DeBortoli has started a new social club for adults with disabilities. Adults diagnosed with autism, Asperger syndrome, Down syndrome, brain injuries and other special needs are welcome. DeBortoli's ultimate dream for After Hours with…

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December 2018

Chamber Rooster Booster Breakfast

December 6 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
Owensboro Convention Center, 501 West 2nd St
Owensboro, KY 42301 United States
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As this month's sponsor, Wendell Foster's CEO, Eric Scharf will share an update on the organization's growth and program expansion.

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Integrating Sensory Techniques for Therapy Success

December 6 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wendell Foster’s Young Meeting House, 815 Triplett St
Owensboro, KY 42303 United States
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This course will allow attendees to evaluate their own sensory differences, which will give insight and perspective toward their clients. The instructor will demonstrate the importance of modulation, under responsive or over responsive actions in order to guide and create successful therapy sessions.  Attendees will be taught to recognize how a client may be processing information, and to understand which strategies and evidence based practices to use to help the individual in therapy and other environments such as school, work, church, home and play groups.  The importance of working with an…

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March 2019

Wendell Foster Half Marathon

March 23, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Smothers Park, 199 W Veterans BLVD
Owensboro, KY 42301 United States
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Register HERE! The inaugural Wendell Foster Half Marathon will offer a flat and fast route of Owensboro, KY. The 13.1-mile race will be fully supported including some full and partial road closures. The race will start and finish on the riverfront by beautiful Smothers Park, which offers 3 signature fountains and an award-winning playground. Late March will offer cooler temperatures, which will be perfect for the half marathon distance. Eight water stations will be conveniently placed along the course and the…

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Wendell Foster
815 Triplett Street
P.O. Box 1668
Owensboro, KY 42303

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Phone: 270-683-4517
Toll Free: 877-932-2678