Tag Archives: Special Needs – Features

Brain Bright Therapy offers new treatment options

Danielle Nelson, a local occupational therapist, is bringing new neurological therapy practices to the Toledo area. Brain Bright Therapy focuses on treating the root of neurological and psychological conditions, including ADHD, autism, dyslexia, dementia, and sensory processing disorders, among others. Although these conditions vary greatly, the treatments and exercises that Nelson uses in her practice

ProMedica’s Autism Center provides solutions for area families

The diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, or ASD, covers a range of behavioral, social and communication challenges. Now local parents with children on the spectrum can turn to the ProMedica Autism Center as a place to meet a variety of needs. Community collaboration The Center, located at ProMedica Toledo Children’s Hospital, was developed through the

The Misunderstood Child: Sensory Processing 101

A typical morning in my home begins with the words, “My clothes hurt me.” or  “They are too loose.” or “I need new clothes.” As a result, I began the search for the “right” clothes for my 4-year-old daughter. After many tears and lots of tight hugs, she begins her day in the same dress

Measuring Success Everywhere Toledo’s: Autism Model School

The Autism Model School (AMS) is in a class all its own. AMS was established by parents of students with autism, and remains governed by people who have been personally touched by autism. Those who direct the school have walked in the parents’ shoes. AMS is focused not only on supporting students to build academic