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CEC - Family Resource Program - Referral Information

Autism Spectrum Diagnostic Evaluation Resources

1. Elizabeth Sternberg, D.O., Independent Autism Spectrum Evaluator, Board Certified Pediatrician

  • Work Phone: (270) 783-3301 or (270) 779-6820
  • Fax (270) 393-2734
  • Graves Gilbert Clinic - Hartland Office-1065 Ashley Street, Bowling Green, KY 42103
  • Provides autism spectrum evaluations using ADOS-2 for ages 18 months - 13 years through Graves Gilbert Clinic.
  • By Referral: Doctor's office, licensed therapist, school personnel
  • Private insurance and several Medicaid/Medicaid MCOs accepted.

2. Sandy Hackbarth, Early Childhood Mental Health Therapist, LifeSkills, Inc.

  • Office (270) 901-5000, Cassandra Hackbarth Ext. 1008
  • 380 Suwanee Trail, Bowling Green, KY 42103
  • Provides ASD evaluations for children of all ages using the ADOS-2
  • Must go to LifeSkills IN PERSON and fill out an application to start services
  • All KY Medicaid/Medicaid MCOs are accepted and most private insurances accepted

3. Carl Myers, PhD

  • (270) 843-8284
  • 1600 Scottsville Road, Suite 100, Bowling Green, KY 42104
  • Private Pay ($475.00-$500.00)

4. Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD)

  • Vanderbilt University
  • $1,800.00

5. Weisskopf Center

  • (502) 588-0850
  • 571 S. Floyd Street, Suite 100, Louisville, KY 40202
  • Provides diagnostic evaluations and treatment to infants and children
  • Developmental disabilities, congenital anomalies, genetic disorders, autism, organic behavior disorders and learning disabilities

KY Financial/Waiver Resources

1. Michelle P. Waiver Program (through LifeSkills, Inc.)

  • Phone (270) 901-5000 Ext. 1326
  • Email: rhudson@lifeskills.com
  • 380 Suwanee Trail, Bowling Green, KY 42103
  • Point of Contact for Bowling Green - Renee Hudson

2. Hart Supported Living Grant (through LifeSkills, Inc.)

  • Phone (270) 901-5000 Ext. 1326
  • Email: rhudson@lifeskills.com
  • PO Box 6499, Bowling Green, KY 42102
  • Point of Contact for Bowling Green - Renee Hudson

3. Social Security Insurance (SSI)

  • 1-877-801-0817
  • US Social Security Administration
  • 2724 Chandler Drive, Bowling Green, KY 42104
  • Apply in person after child has been diagnosed with a Developmental Disability (such as ASD/Autism) and/or Intellectual Disability

Pediatric Medical Specialty Clinics

1. Commission for Children with Special Needs

  • Phone (270) 746-7816 or 1-800-232-1160
  • Nurse Manager - Janet Harper
  • 2040 Louisville Road, Bowling Green, KY 42101
  • Pediatric Services: Opthalmology, Orthopaedics, Cardiology, Neurology, Ear/Nose/Throat, Autism, Psychiatry, Speech Therapy
  • Hearing and speech evaluations available regularly
  • Call and speak to INTAKE to apply for an evaluation
  • No application or referral needed for hearing and speech evaluation, just call and schedule an appointment

2. Kosair Children's Outpatient Center: Pediatric Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, Neurology

  • Cardiology (502) 585-4802
  • Endocrinology (502) 629-8821
  • Gastroenterology (502) 852-7670
  • Pulmonology (502) 629-8830
  • Neurology (502) 589-8033
  • Commonwealth Medical Plaza, 720 2nd Avenue, Suite 102, Bowling Green, KY 42141
  • Pediatric specialists from University of Louisville; Clinics occur approximately once monthly; Kosair's Outpatient Center is next to the Medical Center

3. The Kidz Club - Childcare for Children with Special Medical Needs - Skilled Nursing Services provided

  • 1-888-902-5439
  • Pediatric Medical Day Treatment Facility - children must have a primary medical diagnosis that requires regular treatment
  • May self-refer your child or be referred by a doctor
  • KY Medicaid is accepted

 

Psychological Evaluation/Assessment (ADHD, Depression, ODD, etc.)

1. Psychology Clinic

  • Western Kentucky University
  • Gary Ransdell Hall, Room 3012
  • (270) 745-2695
  • Private Pay
    • WKU Students: $50.00
    • Community: $250.00
    • No Insurance Accepted

2. Rick Grieve, PhD

  • Western Kentucky University
  • (270) 745-4417

3. Libby Jones, PhD

  • Western Kentucky University
  • (270) 745-4414

4. The Learning Center

  • 1725 Ashley Circle, Suite 206, Bowling Green, KY 42104
  • (270) 303-6839
  • Dyslexia Screenings for all ages

5. The Literacy Clinic

  • Western Kentucky University
  • (270) 745-2207
  • literacy.clinic@wku.edu

Mental Health Services

1. Alliance Counseling Associates

  • (270) 904-6567
  • 1048 Ashley Street Suite 201, Bowling Green, KY 42103

2. Talley Family Counseling Center

  • (270) 745-0201
  • Western Kentucky University

3. Wilson Counseling, LLC

  • (270) 904-1072
  • 996 Wilkinson Trace, Suite A-8, Bowling Green, KY 42103

Trust Fund Information

1. Brian Pack

Herbert, Herbert & Pack

135 N. Public Square

Glasgow, KY 42141

(270) 651-9000

bpack@glasgow-ky.com

 

2. Todd A. Metcalf

Ameriprise Financial

12700 Townepark Way, Suite 100

Louisville, KY 40243

(502) 244-4114

todd.a.metcalf@ampf.com

Kentucky Disability Resource Manual

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 Last Modified 3/23/17