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Special Needs Expo 2020: Building Bridges for Families

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Wendell Foster’s Building Bridges for Families Special Needs Expo will be held on Saturday, September 26, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at the Owensboro Convention Center. 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, state agencies, and private businesses that provide services in the following areas:

  • Adult Day Services
  • Advocacy and Support
  • Assistive Technology
  • Behavior Supports
  • Early Childhood
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Futures Planning
  • Health & Rehab
  • Recreation
  • Waivers

We are excited to have a celebrity guest for this year’s Expo, Sean McElwee, cast member for the Emmy Winning A&E television show “Born This Way.”  Sean is 26 years old and is an entrepreneur, creating T-shirts with his funny sayings that he sells at He enjoys public speaking, encouraging his audiences to never give up on their dreams. Sean lives in his own apartment with supported living staff that facilitate his independence.  He loves making his own decisions and eating bean and cheese burritos every single day!  He is a self-professed ladies man, a gifted athlete and has dance moves that own the floor.  He has a goal of visiting every state and this will be his first visit to Kentucky!

Special Needs EXPO 2020 Poster Download Download the 2020 Special Needs Expo poster.


September 26
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Cindy Huston


Owensboro Convention Center
501 West 2nd St
Owensboro, KY 42301 United States
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Wendell Foster
815 Triplett Street
P.O. Box 1668
Owensboro, KY 42303


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