Wendell Foster to please all senses with gospel concert

By Erinn Williams, Owensboro Times

For the past 71 years, Wendell Foster has been providing services for over 1,300 children and adults, spanning across 34 counties in Western Kentucky and Southern Indiana. A non-profit organization, Wendell Foster strives to empower people with disabilities to realize their dreams and potential.

Wendell Foster plans Special Needs Expo

By Renee Beasley Jones Messenger-Inquirer

Wendell Foster is teaming up with the Kentucky Family to Family Health Information Center and Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities to host Special Needs Expo: Building Bridges for Families.

Wendell Foster is planning 3-phase project

By Renee Beasley Jones, Messenger-Inquirer

Wendell Foster is starting a multiphase building project that will expand the nonprofit's outpatient therapy services, improve work flow for many employees and transform much of its campus.

Wendell Foster schedules Go Baby Go! workshop

By Renee Beasley Jones Messenger-Inquirer

Kids with mobility issues struggle to keep pace with peers and siblings, but the Go Baby Go program offers an out-of-the-box solution.

Summer Screen Time: Parent Fears and Tips to Help

By Francine Pierson From Leader Live By now, it’s pretty well established that just about everyone is using their smartphones, tablets and other popular technology devices a lot. And that this includes everyone from toddlers (and younger!) to adults. >>> Read more at https://blog.asha.org/2018/06/22/summer-reading-aloud/

Learn some facts about speech therapy

A person who depends on someone else for feeding puts them at a higher risk for aspiration. Speech pathologist have a Master’s or Doctorate degree, a state license and a certification of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language Hearing Association. Stuttering affects 3 million Americans We have 26 sets of muscles in use when…

A message from Eric Scharf, CEO

Happy Summer to all!!! Now that we got through the grey months of winter and wet spring, I am hoping we all can get to take advantage of the sunny Kentuckian summer that has been now bestowed. I know that my family and I are excited about Friday after 5 and all the activities that…

Sensory Park one of 26 successful centers from around the world

Senior landscape architect students from Temple University Ambler in Pennsylvania chose Wendell Foster’s sensory park and gardens as one of 26 successful centers from around the world to study how outdoor elements function and benefit its users. According to one student, “Wendell Foster’s park is a space that integrates well the surrounding community and welcomes community…