Tag Archives: Special Needs

Amazing Gray

Two-year-old Grayson Ballard is, undeniably, a fighter. His journey has been nothing short of a battle. Diagnosed with a rare congenital heart defect, critical aortic stenosis with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS), Grayson has endured four heart surgeries— the first, while still in his mother’s womb. And yet, the ferocity of this little boy’s strength

Special Needs Resources

Sensational Kids Daycare & Learning Center 6060 Merger Drive Holland, OH 419-724-5434 sensationalkidsdaycare.com 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

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

Kickoff to Caring

There’s one purpose behind United Way’s (UW) Kick-Off to Caring event: to make sure Toledo Public School students with compromised housing situations start the school year off ready to learn, no matter their circumstances. Last year, more than 1,000 volunteers, from all walks of life, worked together to collect donations and school supplies for 5,100

Fighting premature births, The March for Babies

Premature births was a cause adopted as the March of Dimes’ new mission in 2002. With the focus, “to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality,” March of Dimes has helped create the steady decrease in premature birth rates.