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If you are reading this, you are likely familiar with Hindman Settlement School’s very successful dyslexia program that has been helping children with learning differences be able to read on grade level for over forty years. You have probably heard about our traditional arts programs that preserve the legacy and heritage of Appalachian music, dance, …

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Dumplin’s & Dancin’: A (virtual) Series on Appalachian Food & Dance Traditions!

Every year, we gather together at the Forks of Troublesome to celebrate Appalachian Food and Dance. As with everything else this year, our gathering will have to be postponed, but we still wanted to highlight our mountain traditions and bring our community together to learn, celebrate, sing, and salivate. So please join us next week …

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Kentucky Gives Day – May 12

WE’RE ADAPTING. WE NEED YOU TO HELP US CONTINUE SERVING CHILDREN AND FAMILIES. The Coronavirus outbreak has drastically impacted how we serve children and families. Our team has been working diligently to develop innovative approaches to the challenges facing our communities, just as our founders did when they came to Hindman more than a century …

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Dyslexia Summer Tutoring Program

June 15 – July 17– Online/Virtual – Contact: Lema Gibson An immersive five week program for students with dyslexia indicators offering individualized, one-on-one virtual instruction in reading and writing. For more details or to register, call Lema Gibson at 606-785-5475 or email

Writing for Children Workshop

July 27 – 10am-2pm – Contact: Josh Mullins Join celebrated poet and author George Ella Lyon for a five-hour workshop on writing for children. Find focus, gain confidence, and learn about writing for kids through discussion, peer-sharing, and writing exercises. More details coming soon. Lunch and light refreshments provided. Participants do not have to be …

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Appalachian Writers Workshop

July 27-August 1 – All day – Contact: Josh Mullins The Appalachian Writers’ Workshop at Hindman Settlement School is the mountain South’s premier literary gathering. This week-long residency welcomes published and unpublished writers alike, all learning alongside one another in a supportive environment guided by the region’s unique tradition. Here is an opportunity to study …

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