KYACA 2020 Meetings

Kentucky Advisory Council on Autism Spectrum Disorder Quarterly meetings/video conferencing

  • May 14: 1:00- 3:00 pm EST
  • August 13: 1:00 – 3:00 pm  EST
  • November 12: 1:00 – 3:00 pm EST

Meeting Location:

University of Kentucky Human Development Institute

Coldstream Campus Training Room

1525 Bull Lea Road

Lexington, KY 40511

If you cannot attend the meeting in person?

  • We have video conferencing available to encourage public participation. 
  • Please contact Tal Curry at least one business day prior to the meeting at talt.curry@ky.gov  for video conference information.

KYACA has three lifespan subcommittees:

Note: All meetings are open to the public and we encourage self-advocate and family participation.

Early Childhood Subcommittee

The Early Childhood Subcommittee works to identify strengths and challenges in Kentucky’s system of care toward the system level coordination of the early screening, assessment, diagnosis and intervention of autism in ages 0-5

Paula Goff, First Steps Director, chairs the subcommittee.

Meeting location:

Department for Public Health

275 East Main St, HS2W-C

Frankfort, KY 40621

Meetings occur at least quarterly. Next meeting is:

  • April 21, 2020 from 12:30-2pm at Dept. for Public Health 2nd Floor Board Room in Frankfort, KY
  • For more information contact talt.curry@ky.gov

School Age Subcommittee

The school-age subcommittee’s work involves the consideration of issues related to the lives of children and young adults with ages five through 21 and their families. Primarily, our work has focused on the provision of high quality     services and programming to facilitate the best potential outcomes for individuals with ASD. 

Dr. Larry Taylor, Kentucky Autism Training Center Executive Director, chairs the subcommittee.

Meeting location:

University of Kentucky Human Development Institute Coldstream Campus

1525 Bull Lea Road

Lexington, KY 40511

Meetings occur at least quarterly. Next meeting is:

  • April 24, 2020 from 10:00-11:30am at UK HDI Coldstream campus in Lexington, KY
  • For more information contact talt.curry@ky.gov

Adolescent Adult Subcommittee

A key part of improving services across the life span for individuals with ASD is understanding autistics and family member’s needs as they relate to transition from school into adult life and the strengths and challenges in Kentucky to community integration as an adult. 

Becky Cabe, Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Deputy Director, chairs the subcommittee

Meeting location:

University of Kentucky Human Development Institute Coldstream Campus

1525 Bull Lea Road

Lexington, KY 40511

Meetings occur at least quarterly. Next meeting is:

  • April 24, 2020 from 1:00-3:00pm at UK HDI Coldstream campus in Lexington, KY.
  • For more information contact talt.curry@ky.gov

Autism Society of the Bluegrass Monthly Meetings

  • January 29 2018 Todd G Allen, JD, B.S.Deputy General Council  Kentucky Department of Education February 26, 2018- Medicaid 101 and Medicaid Waiver update -Lori Gresham RN, Clinical Program Manager Senior for the Department of Medicaid Services
  • March 26, 2018 -Legislative Issues Specific to Autism in Kentucky, Bart Baldwin, ABA Advocates
  • April 30, 2018 – FBA (Functional Behavior Assessment) Mark Samudre and Megan Jones

See the ASBG January 2018 meeting flyer final 01 20 2018.pdf  for more details.

 

KYACA 2018 Meetings and Webinars

Kentucky Advisory Council on Autism Spectrum Disorder Quarterly Live Meetings/Webinars 2018

  • Thursday, February 22: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST – More Information – Webinar Instructions – PDF
  • Thursday, May 24:         2:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST – at the Sower Bldg. Dept. of Ed. State Boardroom
  • Thursday, August 23:     1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
  • Thursday, November 8: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST

Meets are held at:

Kentucky Dept. of Education
300 Sower Blvd
Frankfort, KY 40601

State Board Room, 5th Floor Please contact Amy Cooper-Puckett at least one business day prior to the meeting  amy.cooper-puckett@ky.gov     for webinar/conference line information.

 

Early Childhood Subcommittee

Tal Curry, LCSW chairs the subcommittee.

Meetings are held at the  Department for Public Health
275 East Main St, HS2W-C
Frankfort, KY 40621

Time: 12:30-2:00 pm EST

2018 EC Subcommittee Meetings are Feb. 6, May 8, Aug. 7, Oct. 30, 2018. Conference line as needed, please contact Tal.curry@ky.gov .

 

School Age Subcommittee

Dr. Larry Taylor, Executive Director of the Kentucky Autism Training Center is the chair of the school age subcommittee.

Meetings are held at the Kentucky Autism Training Center.
1405 E. Burnett Street
Louisville, KY 40217
(502) 852-6116

Time: 11a-12:00 pm EST

Jan. 12th, Feb. 2nd, March 23, April 20th May 18 is Cancelled, June 22, July 27, August 24.

Conference line Go to: https://www.uberconference.com/ulautismcenter or just call 585-632-6949 and use PIN 89604.

 

Adolescent Adult Subcommittee

Dana Emmitt Hall is the chair of the adolescent/adult subcommittee.

Meetings will be held at the UK HDI Coldstream Office 1525 Bull Lea Suite 160 Lexington KY. Please contact Amy Cooper-Puckett  amy.cooper-puckett@ky.gov   for Zoom conference line information.

Time: 1:00-3:00pm  EST

Jan. 4th, [February 8th is Cancelled] , March 8th, April 26th , May 17th is Cancelled, June 27th .