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Sensory-Friendly Holiday Shopping

Bittersweet Farms will be hosting a sensory-friendly holiday shopping event at two Target stores in the area. Each store will open an hour early to provide a time for individuals with autism to shop...

Total Sports Hosts Special Event in Rossford

By Rachel Villegas Total Sports Complex recently hosted its annual Special Olympics flag football game in Rossford. Law Enforcement of Wood County partnered with the Special Olympics for its sixth year for this event that,...

Wood County Plays Creates Playgrounds for All Abilities

Wood County Plays has opened their first park, The Perrysburg Inclusive Playground, presented by Mercy Health Partners. Born out of necessity, Ryan and Kaley Wichman founded Wood County Plays after taking their two-and-a-half-year-old son,...

Creating opportunities: The Ability Center accepting scholarship applications

The Ability Center of Greater Toledo is currently accepting applications for college scholarships to aid students with disabilities. Applicants must have a permanent address in either Lucas, Wood, Fulton, Henry, Ottawa, Defiance or Williams...

How To Support Parents Of Special Needs Children

When Tracy Glock’s 13-month-old daughter, Kira, was hospitalized with Acute Myeloid Leukemia, she was touched by the outpouring of support she and her husband received.

Family Voices of Ohio focuses the health care conversation

Parents and families with children who have disabilities or special needs, regardless of cultural or linguistic background, have had access to services in our community since 1992 with Family Voices.