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Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center Parent Tip of the Week

Extra Help at Home for Your Child with Speech-Language Issues

Children who have been identified with speech-language impairments have likely established nonstandard patterns of speaking or have deficits that will require extra attention and training to improve. One or two sessions a week with a speech-language pathologist is not enough, and your involvement in carryover activities is crucial to your child's communication development. Here are some activities and games you can use at home to help. 
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Yelp Cleveland’s Guide to the Perfect Picnic Basket

With the turn of the seasons and the sun teasing through the clouds, our friends at Yelp Cleveland are helping you assemble your local picnic basket! From crunchy bread to creamy cheese and fresh cold cuts, these area businesses will curate a perfect picnic in the park.
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Why I’m Breaking One of my Financial Rules

I’ve written a number of posts about how I strive to pay as little as possible for my twins’ activities and also share how you can have phenomenal experiences with ...
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Depression and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Why is it So Hard?

The unfortunate reality is that a large percentage of individuals with autism are also diagnosed with a mental health disorder. With this comes a critical need for efficient assessment and ...
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Things to do with kids in Cleveland, Ohio

Help Name the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo’s Sloth Bear Cub

The zoo has launched a naming opportunity for the female sloth bear cub that was born in January — the first sloth bear cub born at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo in 30 years and the first offspring of mom, Shiva, and dad, Balawat. The public can cast their votes through May 27.
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Balancing Parenthood with (Half) Marathon Training

Last week was one of my favorite weekends in Cleveland: Cleveland Marathon race weekend. I was a race ambassador and completed the half marathon/8k challenge series. I ran my first ...
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Northeast Ohio Party Planning Guide — May 2019

Make your occasion extra special with these venues and entertaining possibilities. 5 Star Talent
Specializing in face painting, balloon twisting, clowning and magic, 5 Star prides itself on being professional, ...
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Memorial Day Events in Northeast Ohio

Honor those who have sacrificed for our country by attending one of the many ceremonies and events taking place on Memorial Day in Northeast Ohio. There are plenty of options in the greater Cleveland/Akron area to help your family commemorate the holiday.
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5 Things I’ll Always Remember About my Mom

The word “mother” makes me think of two things. It makes me think of my mother, and all the things she has done for my three sisters and me. Second, ...
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Podcast Episode #27: Kids and Anxiety, Part 2

On the latest episode of aParently Speaking, host Miriam Conner continues the conversation about anxiety with child psychotherapist Marjorie Landever. Learn the “types” of kids who are prone to anxiety, and listen as she gives specific tools for parents.
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Events This Week

May 19, 2019 - May 26, 2019

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May 19 Sunday 11 events
May 20 Monday 8 events
May 21 Tuesday 12 events
May 22 Wednesday 12 events
May 23 Thursday 12 events
May 24 Friday 17 events
May 25 Saturday 22 events
May 19 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Horsefest

May 19 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discover the magical beauty of horses at this two-day equine extravaganza showcasing the versatility and history of the horse.
May 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

RADwood: Cleveland Goes Rad

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrates 1980s and 1990s car culture and lifestyles.
May 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Beyond Truth: Photography after the Shutter

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Explore figurative scenes and portraits in which artists have altered the “truth” through post-production techniques ranging from composite printing, multiple exposures, and handwork on negatives and prints to digital capture and manipulation.
May 19 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Noises Off

May 19 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Hilarious play-within-a-play that takes a peek behind the curtain as a crazy troupe of second-rate British theater actors rehearses for a show called Nothing’s On.
May 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Heartless Giant

May 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In search of his missing family, a young prince finds that they have been turned to stone by a terrible giant.
May 20 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Travel the globe with traditional and modern puppets from every corner of the world, along with artifacts, interactive activities and live performances.
May 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Inverted Intersections

May 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This exhibition features images of downtown Canton intersections taken by Timken photographer Robert H.
May 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Vroom! A Car Adventure

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

You won’t need a license to get hands-on in this expansive new exhibition, developed and curated in-house by the Science Center’s Exhibits team.
May 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am

Tiny Tots Read & Play

May 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am

This program is for children up to 2 years-old, accompanied by a caregiver, and will feature stories, songs, and fingerplays.
May 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Playgroup

May 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

For you and your child to meet other parents and caregivers and give your child a chance to make new friends.
May 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

RADwood: Cleveland Goes Rad

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrates 1980s and 1990s car culture and lifestyles.
May 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Beyond Truth: Photography after the Shutter

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Explore figurative scenes and portraits in which artists have altered the “truth” through post-production techniques ranging from composite printing, multiple exposures, and handwork on negatives and prints to digital capture and manipulation.
May 21 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Travel the globe with traditional and modern puppets from every corner of the world, along with artifacts, interactive activities and live performances.
May 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Vroom! A Car Adventure

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

You won’t need a license to get hands-on in this expansive new exhibition, developed and curated in-house by the Science Center’s Exhibits team.
May 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Play and Learn Station

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
May 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

RADwood: Cleveland Goes Rad

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrates 1980s and 1990s car culture and lifestyles.
May 22 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Travel the globe with traditional and modern puppets from every corner of the world, along with artifacts, interactive activities and live performances.
May 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Builder’s Club

May 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Children ages 4-14 are invited to build creations with their preferred material following the prompts for each session.
May 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Inverted Intersections

May 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This exhibition features images of downtown Canton intersections taken by Timken photographer Robert H.
May 22 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Baby Rhythm and Rhyme

May 22 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

A music and movement based storytime for young walkers and a caregiver.
May 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

RADwood: Cleveland Goes Rad

May 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrates 1980s and 1990s car culture and lifestyles.
May 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Beyond Truth: Photography after the Shutter

May 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Explore figurative scenes and portraits in which artists have altered the “truth” through post-production techniques ranging from composite printing, multiple exposures, and handwork on negatives and prints to digital capture and manipulation.
May 23 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen

May 23 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Travel the globe with traditional and modern puppets from every corner of the world, along with artifacts, interactive activities and live performances.
May 23 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Blossom Time Festival

May 23 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Enjoy carnival games, food, rides, hot air balloon launch, live music and Memorial Day parade in Chagrin Falls.
May 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Noises Off

May 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Hilarious play-within-a-play that takes a peek behind the curtain as a crazy troupe of second-rate British theater actors rehearses for a show called Nothing’s On.
May 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

RADwood: Cleveland Goes Rad

May 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrates 1980s and 1990s car culture and lifestyles.
May 24 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen

May 24 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Travel the globe with traditional and modern puppets from every corner of the world, along with artifacts, interactive activities and live performances.
May 24 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Blossom Time Festival

May 24 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Enjoy carnival games, food, rides, hot air balloon launch, live music and Memorial Day parade in Chagrin Falls.
May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Heartless Giant

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In search of his missing family, a young prince finds that they have been turned to stone by a terrible giant.
May 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Noises Off

May 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Hilarious play-within-a-play that takes a peek behind the curtain as a crazy troupe of second-rate British theater actors rehearses for a show called Nothing’s On.
May 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Aquarist in Training

May 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Have a future marine scientist in the house?
May 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

RADwood: Cleveland Goes Rad

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrates 1980s and 1990s car culture and lifestyles.
May 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Beyond Truth: Photography after the Shutter

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Explore figurative scenes and portraits in which artists have altered the “truth” through post-production techniques ranging from composite printing, multiple exposures, and handwork on negatives and prints to digital capture and manipulation.
May 25 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Travel the globe with traditional and modern puppets from every corner of the world, along with artifacts, interactive activities and live performances.
May 25 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Blossom Time Festival

May 25 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Enjoy carnival games, food, rides, hot air balloon launch, live music and Memorial Day parade in Chagrin Falls.
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