(January 11, 2017) – TheraPLACE Learning Center is pleased to announce its participation in the 2017 Polar Plunge supporting Special Olypmics Kentucky (SOKY). This is the first year for our participation and Team TheraPLACE is looking for team members. To join us in Taking the Plunge or to make a donation, please click on the following link, http://2017louisvilleplunge.kintera.org/teamtheraplace
The Polar Plunge is one of the biggest Special Olympics fundraisers of the year. The Special Olympics is the world’s largest program of sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Participation is open to individuals eight years of age or older. If you would like to know more about Special Olympics Kentucky, please click on this link, http://soky.org/
MassMutual's "Planning For Your Dependent With Special Needs" Workshop
TheraPLACE 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
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.
Team TheraPLACE is looking for team members for the 2016 Steps to Independence Walk!
(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 is a sponsor for children participating in the Louisville Headshot Clinic
LOUISVILLE, 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