Special Needs

Special Needs

Get Children’s Toys on Loan

If you're looking for toys and resources for kids, consider United Disability Services in Akron. Its Toy and Resource Center loans developmental toys and resource materials to anyone working with a child birth to age 6 with special needs or a child developing typically. ...
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Explaining Oppositional Defiant Disorder and How Can Parents Help

It’s not uncommon for children to misbehave or be defiant when following rules set by parents or other authority figures. While some defiance is typical, extreme or excessive actions can be symptoms of a larger issue such as Oppositional Defiant Disorder. ...
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‘Nessa Knows’ Event Covers Strategies for Behavior Plans and Discipline in School for Students with Special Needs

The Nessa Knows Series, “Paving Pathways for Students with Special Needs,” is a free two-part presentation that features Nessa Siegel, JD, a multi-award winner in her field and a recognized authority in disability and special education. ...
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Register to Join Wednesday’s ‘Cleveland Down Syndrome Day’ Celebration

The Up Side of Downs will hold a special reception, presentation and movie screening in celebration of the third annual Cleveland Down Syndrome Day. The Oct. 12 event is free to attend, but registration is required. ...
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5 Tips to Teach Cooking skills to Individuals with Special Needs

Anna Moyer is a Ph.D. student in human genetics and has a younger brother with Down syndrome. She created the “Your Special Chef” visual recipe website as a high school project. She provides some advice on how to make cooking fun and safe for people with special needs. ...
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Autism Safety Fair this Weekend

The community safety fair, held in Independence, provides an opportunity for people with autism and their families to engage with first responders while accessing safety resources in a safe, fun and family-friendly environment. There will be free resources and tools to help keep your child safe. Find out how to prepare for an emergency, meet your local first responders, get information about community safety programs, tour emergency vehicles, and receive swim and water safety lessons. ...
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Support Through Camp: Specialty Camps Meet the Unique Needs of Kids

To most families, the end of a school year is synonymous with going to summer camp, where kids engage in new experiences, make new friends and create life-long memories. Some parents are finding there are unique camps around Northeast Ohio offering much more than the traditional fun activities. ...
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5th Annual ‘Pieces of Hope for Autism’

From Monday, April 11 through Sunday, April 17, proceeds from each puzzle piece shortbread cookie sold at Northeast Ohio Panera Bread bakery-cafés or pre-ordered will be donated to Cleveland Clinic Children’s Center for Autism. The funds raised benefit the behavioral treatment program as well as research at Cleveland Clinic Children’s. ...
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