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LiveSpecial.com 2018-19 Magazine Now Available

Northeast Ohio Parent is proud to partner with NCJW/Cleveland in the creation of an annual publication highlighting LiveSpecial.com, the free and comprehensive resource for individuals with special needs and their families. The 2018-19 edition, including a digital version, is now available. ...
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Northeast Ohio Events for Families of Children with Special Needs: September 2018

All month long, attractions and organizations in the greater Cleveland/Akron area offer events dedicated to individuals who have special needs and their families. Check the list below to find family

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back to school with autism

How to Prepare Your Child with Autism for Returning to School

As we approach the end of summer, it is time to start thinking about how to transition back to a school routine. Consider the following strategies when getting your kiddos

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Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center Parent Tip of the Week

What is the Difference Between a Cochlear Implant and a Hearing Aid?

Hearing aids and cochlear implants are both electronic devices that help improve hearing. How they do that is what makes them very different. Although both types of devices work best for people with permanent hearing loss, cochlear implants are traditionally recommended for people with severe to profound hearing loss, while hearing aids are recommended for people with mild to severe hearing loss. Learn more about the differences here. ...
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Free All-Star Jam Youth Skills Clinic for All Abilities

United Disability Services' second annual All-Star Jam Youth Skills Clinic will give boys and girls of all abilities in grades third through eighth the opportunity to learn new basketball skills or strengthen existing ones under the guidance of experienced local coaches and volunteers. The deadline to register is July 20. ...
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Structuring Unstructured Time for Your Child on the Autism Spectrum

Summer is here, bring on the sunshine! While it has its perks, this season also can bring new challenges for families whose loved ones must adjust to a new schedule.

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Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center Parent Tip of the Week

Causes & Treatment of Infant Hearing Loss

Infant hearing loss affects approximately 2-3 out of 1,000 live births. Conductive hearing loss occurs when sound is not conducted through the outer or middle ear properly. Sensorineural hearing loss occurs when there is damage to the inner ear or the auditory nerve. Mixed hearing loss is a combination of both. The goal for every child with hearing loss is to prevent or minimize potential delays in development. ...
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Find Your Family’s New Summer Schedule

Kids look forward to the summer and being free of school, but at the same time, many parents may feel a small twinge of panic when they think about the

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