MassMutual “Planning for Dependent with Special Needs” Workshop

MassMutual's "Planning For Your Dependent With Special Needs" Workshop

 

MassMatual Special Needs PlanningTheraPLACE Learning Center is excited to host MassMutual “Planning For Your Dependent with Special Needs” Workshop on Tuesday, February 28th from 6:00 to 7:30pm.  Our speaker, Gordon Homes, CFP, will present information about various types of financial and estate planning, including: ABLE Act, waiver updates, special needs trusts and guardianship. This workshop is free and open to eveyone. A light supper will be provided. Please RSVP to: Rebecca@theraplacelearning.com

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The Yellow Dot Program

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A Free Program to Assist First Responders

The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety is offering a new program designed to help ensure the safety and well-being of individuals with variety of medical conditions following a car crash.  Titled The Yellow Dot Program, this program alerts first responders at the crash scenes to critical medical about a rider in the vehicle. The program is free for to all Kentucky residents.

How The Program Works

1) Obtain your Yellow Dot information packet from our front office at TheraPLACE.

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Mini Food Drive for Blessings in a Backpack

Blessings in a Backpack Food Drive

Blessings in a Backpack Food Drive

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TheraPLACE Learning Center is holding a mini food drive for our neighbor -Blessings in a Backpack. Now through November 23rd, we are collecting single serve items to help fight childhood hunger in our community. No nuts, please!

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Halloween invitation reads, "You're invited to a Halloween Party!"

TheraPLACE Halloween Party

TheraPLACE Halloween Party

Join us on October 29th, 2016  from 1:00PM to 3:00PM for our Halloween party.Come enjoy non-candy trick-or-treating, sensory friendly crafts and gluten free snacks. Oh, don't forget to wear your costume! We hope to see you there.

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TheraPLACE Learning Center is Adding Music Therapy as an Additional Method to Help Children

TheraPLACE Learning Center is Adding Music Therapy as an Additional Method to Help Children

Music Therapy LOUISVILLE, Ky. – (September 7, 2016) – TheraPLACE Learning Center is pleased to announce the addition of music therapy. Bailey Carter, clinical coordinator of the Music Therapy Clinic at the University of Louisville, is working in conjunction with TheraPLACE Learning Center to launch the new therapy. Sign-ups for sessions are now available for interested participants and the sessions will last from 30 minutes to 1 hour. The sessions are customized for a child’s need and parental preference.

Music therapy is the clinical and evidence based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic environment.  Music therapy is also fun and intrinsically motivating for children.  During therapy, the musical experience facilitates improvement in

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TheraPLACE Learning Center to participate in Downs Syndrome Walk

Team TheraPLACE is looking for team members for the 2016 Steps to Independence Walk!

Walk to Independence Walk and Fun Run(August 22, 2016) – TheraPLACE Learning Center is pleased to announce its participation in the 2016 Steps to Independence Walk supporting Down Syndrome of Louisville (DSL). This is the third year for their participation and Team TheraPLACE plans to expand their team with new walkers.

The Down Syndrome of Louisville's "Steps to Independence" Walk/Fun Run will celebrate the lives of individuals with Down syndrome and their accomplishments. The Lifelong Learning Centers, located in Louisville and Corydon, provide innovative and research-based education and development for all ages of individuals with Down syndrome. The Walk is DSL's largest annual fundraiser and continues to help them grow programs and services for their members in Kentucky and Southern Indiana.

TheraPLACE Learning Center to participate in the national campaign Changing the Face of Beauty in Louisville, August 12-13

TheraPLACE is a sponsor for children participating in the Louisville Headshot Clinic

Changing the Face of Beauty LouisvilleLOUISVILLE, Ky. – (August 11, 2016) – TheraPLACE Learning Center is pleased to announce its sponsorship in the Changing the Face of Beauty Headshot Clinic in Louisville, KY on Friday, August 12 and Saturday, August 13. This is the first time the nationally recognized campaign will hold a headshot clinic for people living with disabilities in the state of Kentucky.

Changing the Face of Beauty is a national movement to empower people living with disabilities by advocating for inclusive imagery, thus changing perceptions and igniting futures in the media and advertising industries. Changing the Face of Beauty has coordinated with over 100 retailer companies educating them on what products look like on models with and without disabilities when pictured together and inclusion in their advertising.

Each headshot clinic helps encourage casting agencies all over the country to include talent with disabilities. The clinics provide all the participants with

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