April is National Autism Awareness Month, focusing a spotlight on a developmental disability that is now prevalent in 1 of every 68 births in the United States. Here in Findlay, students and staff members at The Center for Autism & Dyslexia are scheduling an array of April activities to educate Hancock County residents about this
Dyslexie font, created by a Dutch graphic designer, is available for parents of children with dyslexia to help their kids identify letters on a computer monitor. You can download a free reading tool with a special typeface that emphasizes the visual differences between letters of the alphabet, draws extra attention to capitalized words at the
Shy children ages 5 to 12 may not adapt as well as their peers in the classroom or on the playground, the American Association of Pediatrics reports. Worse, worried parents face a dilemma: Forcing a shy child into social situations is typically counterproductive, said Holly Schweitzer Dunn, a clinical social worker with Mind Body Health
By Sarah Lyons & Rick Neale A typical morning in my home begins with the words, “My clothes hurt me. They are too loose. I need new clothes.” As a result, I begin the search for the “right” clothes for my 4-year-old daughter. After much time, many tears, lots of tight hugs, and a good
A kindhearted Findlay grandmother’s bake sale spearheaded a donation drive that has netted $1,555 to buy more than 100 braille children’s books for the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library. Tracey Dindal organized the August two-day “Bake Sale for Braille” at Walmart on Trenton Avenue after she discovered that the library only stocked two braille books. Dindal’s
Golden Corral buffet shuttered its doors on Tiffin Avenue in early September. A representative of the restaurant could not be reached for comment. “The Best Buffet in the U.S.A.,” according to their website, now operates 24 Ohio eateries, the closest to Findlay in Lima and Toledo.