If you’re a parent of a child with special needs, know you’re not alone. Here in Northwest Ohio there are abundant resources available to help you, your child and your family make the most of every day.
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
Since 1997, Challenged Champions has provided equine-assisted therapies for children and adults struggling with a wide range of developmental, physical and emotional disabilities such as autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, brain injury and PTSD.
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.
For most families, summer is a much-welcomed break. They plan vacations and may alter their schedules by staying up late or sleeping in. It’s time to relax and have some fun! Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. Summer break can be a source of anxiety for many special needs families, because it means a change