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Certified Autism Centers in Toledo

There are 11 different businesses and organizations in Toledo that have become a Certified Autism Center (CAC). We've losted all of them here!

People First of Toledo Supports Self-Advocates

Courageous Community Services has been serving Northwest Ohio since 1963. CCS was created by families with loved ones with disabilities to provide a safe...

Local Targets Offer Sensory Friendly Shopping Experiences

Bittersweet and two local Target stores are collaborating to provide a sensory friendly holiday shopping experience for individuals with autism. This event has been...

What Universal School Choice Means for Ohio students

Universal school choice has come to Ohio. With passage of the two-year budget bill in July, the state legislature approved new funding that makes all...

Sibshops Supports Kids who have Siblings with Disabilities 

Growing up with a sibling who has a disability can be difficult, and it’s not uncommon for brothers and sisters to struggle with feelings...

I am Temple Grandin: Helping Kids Understand Autism

Being different is a good thing, and Autism Spectrum Disorder can produce some of the brightest minds. That’s the overarching theme of I am...

Disability Friendly Toledo: A Resource Guide

The Ability Center of Greater Toledo (ACT) set a goal in 2020 to become the most disability-friendly community in the country. Mallory Crooks, Director...

Avenues for Autism Supports Toledo Parents

When Bob and Suzy Tyner’s son was born with autism many years ago, they were at a loss when it came to finding support....

Fall Fun in the 419: Haunts, happenings, and back to school survival

Every issue of Toledo Area Parent has its own particular charms, but putting together the fall issue is my very favorite. I begin working...

Sidelines to the Field: RallyCap Sports Welcomes all Abilities

RallyCap Sports can be found at both UT and BGSU for kids 7 and older. Learn more about their inclusive programs here!

Woodlands Park Opens New Inclusive Playground 

In late June 2023, Woodlands Park in Perrysburg joined the list of local parks that now offer inclusive equipment to their visitors. The inclusive...

Catching Up With Sylvania Schools Superintendent Dr. Veronica Motley

“I would say that my professional fabric has been developed over the years because of my experiences working in very diverse school districts with great people, great families, and learning from those experiences,” said Motley.