ABC Pediatric Therapy Network At ABC Pediatric Therapy Network, we know communication is the key to successful ... ABC Pediatric Therapy Network. 9902 Windisch Rd. West Chester, OH 45069
Abilities First Foundation provides services for children and adults with disabilities, developmental delays and other special needs in Southwest Ohio. Over 1,000 clients are served annually by 115 employees in an eight county region.
Achievement Centers for Children Recreation Programs • Camp Cheerful - Residential camping experiences for children 5 & up and adults with and without disabilities at Camp Cheerful, located in the Cleveland Metro Parks in Strongsville. • Cheerful Day Camp – Day camping programs for children ages 5 – 17 with special needs at Camp Cheerful in Strongsville. • Champ Camp - Day camp programs for children ages 5 – 13 with special needs at Westlake and Highland Hills facilities. • SENSATIONal Day Program – Day camp program for school-aged children diagnosed with Autism, PDD, PDD-NOS, or Asperger’s Disorder. • High Ropes Challenge Course- Professionally constructed and fully accessible climbing structure for all ages and abilities. • Therapeutic Horseback Riding – Year round horseback riding program for children ages 4 & older and adults with special needs at Camp Cheerful in Strongsville. • Adapted Aquatics – Year round swimming and water safety instruction for childre ...
Arc Legislative Action Center the National Arc has an excellent resource to help families keep up to date on legislative issues affecting children and adults with disabilities. The Legislative Action Center will provide you with a guide to your federal, state and local elective officials. It also has a list of Action alerts, important issues, recent votes, current legislation, and more. Let's make an effort to make a difference!
The Arc of Ohio advocates for A Future with Human Rights, Personal Dignity, and Community Participation for people who have mental retardation, other developmental disabilities and their families.
The Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) is a network of interdisciplinary Centers advancing policy and practice for and with individuals with developmental and other disabilities, their families, and communities.
The mission of Best Buddies is to enhance the lives of people with mental retardation by providing opportunities for one-to-one friendships and integrated employment.
Will Schermerhorn, a former reporter and father of a child with Down syndrome, founded Blueberry Shoes Productions LLC in 2002 to, "Set aside sentimentality and wishful thinking to present a series of balanced films that give honest answers in a straightforward way."
The mission of the Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps is to assure, through the development and support of high quality coordinated systems, that children with special health care needs and their families obtain comprehensive care and services which are family-centered, community-based, and culturally sensitive.
To conduct and disseminate basic scientific research to better understand the complexity of individuals with Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and spina bifida and to utilize this knowledge to design and test innovative clinical services
Christian Home Educators of Ohio (CHEO) is a non-profit state organization founded to serve the home school families of Ohio and to provide them with the tools to succeed..
C.H.I.N. is a national organization that provides reliable information, support services, financial assistance and resources to families of children with congenital heart defects and acquired heart disease, adults with congenital heart defects, and the professionals who work with them.
The Council for Jews with Special Needs is a non-profit human resources agency, composed of concerned individuals working together to ensure that all Jews have the opportunity to fully participate in the richness of Jewish religious, cultural, and social life.
The Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates is an independent, nonprofit, tax-exempt organization of attorneys, advocates and parents established to improve the quality and quantity of legal assistance for parents of children with disabilities.
Since 1980, the Cuyahoga East Vocational Education Consortium (CEVEC) has provided outstanding instruction in the area of vocational/technical/work skills to high school age youth with disabilities from the Eastern Cuyahoga County area. With the Mayfield City Schools as the home district, CEVEC students come from sixteen different school districts. Contact Robert Ross, Principal Serving the school districts of: Aurora Beachwood Bedford Chagrin Falls Cleveland Hts. / University Hts. East Cleveland Euclid Maple Heights Mayfield Orange Richmond Heights Shaker Heights Solon South Euclid Lyndhurst Warrensville West Geauga
This site sells merchandise with messages about people first communication and changing traditional thought patterns about people with disabilities.
Disability Solutions is a publication for families and others interested in Down syndrome and developmental disabilities. This newsletter is published three times per year by Creating Solutions. Back issues since 1996 are available and are searchable by keyword. Creating Solutions was established in 2005 as the entity to publish, Disability Solutions, established in 1995. Creating Solutions manages a variety of projects, locally in Oregon, and those with a national and international scope such as Disability Solutions and The Down Syndrome Autism Information Center.
This publication was born out of a need for the Jewish community to learn and understand what Down syndrome is all about and what life with an individual with DS entails. I am writing this article, not as a professional, but simply as a parent, as the editor/publisher of this magazine, and as a person who has learnt a lot over the years.
The Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio (DSACO) is a network of individuals with Down syndrome, parents, volunteers, and health care providers. We care deeply for those diagnosed with it, and provide information, support and assistance to individuals and families living with Down syndrome in 15 Ohio counties.
Down Syndrome Education USA has announced plans for the first Down Syndrome Education and Research Center based in the USA. Building on successful, evidence-based programs, the new center will offer education programs and resources to children with Down syndrome, their families and education professionals across the USA. The center will also conduct and sponsor scientific research focused on practical ways to support cognitive development, language, literacy, and math teaching for young people who have Down syndrome. The new center will be a joint venture with the Down Syndrome Foundation of Orange County and will accommodate expansion of the Foundation’s highly successful Learning Program. The center will be based in Orange County, California and is expected to open in early 2009. The new center will offer educational support to families through the Learning Program and will develop evidence-based, educational programs that families across the US will be able use to assist the child ...