On Saturday, July 14th Local parents involved with the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Toledo (DSAGT) hosted the 5th Anniversary of “Get Dirty for Downs” Mud Volleyball Tournament at the Ada War Memorial Park in Ada, close to the Ohio Northern University campus. The tournament drew in participants from all over Northwest Ohio. “This mud
The ASL class, open to children from age three to 5th grade, separates students into two groups: pre-k-1st and 2nd-5th grades. The first session, of close to 20 children, taught the alphabet, their names, common words and songs.
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
Children who have special needs can enjoy their own fun at the Children’s Museum of Findlay. The museum, in partnership with the Friends of Blanchard Valley School, offers an “All Abilities Day” at the museum, housed at the Findlay Village Mall. It is held outside of the museum’s regular hours to allow those who are
These local families are making a difference in the community through their amazing kids and their big hearts! Meet them and find out about their stories. The Faisant Family Parents: John and Antonia Children: Mikayla, 10, and Julien, 8 Special needs considerations: Mikayla has cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autism, and developmental delays. How did you realize
Awakening Minds Art 515 S. Main St. | Findlay 419-302-3892 | awakeningmindsart.org Awakening Minds Art is a non-profit organization that offers a variety of programs designed for children and adults with special needs. Individuals can take part in 1:1 and group programming offerings that focus on practicing and achieving their non-art related goals (IEP goals, fine