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Cedar Creek’s Special Treasures—Meeting the Needs of All Children

Cedar Creek Church celebrates faith and fellowship, including a Kids Ministry which encourages children to grow in their faith. Children all learn in different ways and for those with special needs a large group setting might not be a comfortable learning environment. Cedar Creek’s Special Treasures Program encourages children with special needs to learn about

Toledo TOPSoccer—An Equalizer in the Sport

Sports are a great way for people of all ages to get fit, build strength, and develop friendships, but for individuals with disabilities opportunities to participate in sports can sometimes be difficult to find. Fortunately, TOPSoccer gives children and adults who are cognitively, physically, or emotionally challenged the opportunity to play soccer.

Preparing Youth for College & Career—The Ability Center’s Life Skills Program

The Ability Center works hard to empower individuals with disabilities by teaching skills to help with socializing, working, and living independently. In 2017, The Ability Center’s Community Connections Program was restructured. Renamed the Life Skills Program, there is now a renewed focus on helping youth with disabilities develop employability and independent living skills. Developing skills