Special Needs

Special Needs

LiveSpecial: Resource Guide for Individuals with Special Needs and Their Families — 2017 Northeast Ohio Edition

Northeast Ohio Parent magazine partners with the National Council of Jewish Women/Cleveland to produce an annual print publication for families who care for individuals with special needs. The publication gets its name from the website LiveSpecial.com, which was created by the NCJW in 2013 to serve as an online resource for individuals with special needs throughout Northeast Ohio. ...
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Keeping Children with Autism Safe

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), one out of every 68 children has autism spectrum disorder (ASD). read more

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A Conversation with Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin, professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University, best-selling author, speaker and consultant of livestock equipment and animal welfare, has become a prominent and authoritative figure for the

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Northeast Ohio Sensory-Friendly Fun for Kids in April 2017

Kids and teens with special needs can come together for social and communication skills, and other sensory-friendly fun activities such as stories, movement and more. Parents also have the opportunity learn strategies for their children and gain support from others. ...
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Words Matter When it Comes to Learning Issues

Attending an IEP or 504 plan meeting can be intimidating for parents. Walking into a crowded office with an intervention specialist, a classroom teacher, the school  principal, the director of

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Is Your Student with Special Needs in the Right School?

Midway through the school year is a good time to evaluate your child’s academic progress. You might be concerned about your child’s current school environment. Not all children can handle

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Understanding the Differences Between an IEP and a 504 Plan

If your child has a learning disability or requires accommodations to learn in the classroom, there are a host of specialized services available to your child under the Individuals with

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Early Intervention and the Transition to Preschool for Children with Special Needs

If your toddler has been diagnosed with special needs, early intervention is available to ensure their educational needs are met prior to starting preschool. read more

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