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Special Needs Resource Guide 2017

As parents, we all want our children to be happy, loved and accepted. This is especially true for parents with children that have special needs. Here we’ve compiled stories of hope and resilience, along with local resources to help you and your family get the support you need to be the best version of yourself.

Special Needs Resources

Sensational Kids Daycare & Learning Center 6060 Merger Drive Holland, OH 419-724-5434 Sensational Kids offers an alternative schooling option for children with special needs. The school’s experienced therapists and special education teachers work with parents to put together a program that will help with each child’s educational and developmental goals. Sunshine Inc. of Northwest

October Giveaway

Do your littles love to bake? Don’t miss out on your chance to win our October giveaway! One lucky reader will win Real Cooking’s Princess Cakes Deluxe Baking Set. This adorable set is packed with kid-friendly culinary tools, empowering kids to create, bake and design their very own professional looking and tasting princess doll cake

TSO and the music of Prince at Promenade Park

Catch the excitement at Promenade Park downtown on Friday, September 15 with a free concert! The Toledo Symphony Orchestra and a tribute band of former members of Prince’s New Power Generation will play the artist’s biggest hits, including “Purple Rain”, “When Doves Cry”, “Raspberry Beret” and more. The stage will be near the Maumee River

Moonlight Canoeing down the Maumee River

Looking for something different to do? Here’s something to try – canoeing down the Maumee River under the light of a full moon. BGSU Outdoor Program is hosting this event on Friday, September 8. Cost is $25 for students, $30 for faculty/staff and $35 for the community. Canoes, oars and life jackets are included in


Lace up your walking shoes, celebrate superheroes and raise money for a great cause. Enjoy a stroll around the zoo, an auction, picnic style lunch and family activities inside the Broadway Pavillon. All funds will help children in Northwest Ohio or Southeast Michigan impacted by childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) or another invisible disability. This