Tag Archives: Columns – Exceptional Families

Mom-Shaming: No Room for Judgment in Parenting

Local parent of 5-year-old with autism shares hurdles and joys “He is such a sweet, loving boy,” Ashley Earls stated as she described her oldest son, Kole. Not only is Kole a wonderful son, but he is also a great friend, a caring older brother to his two year old sibling Cooper, and has recently

Making A Difference In The Life Of A Child

Every child deserves to grow up in a home where they are cared for and loved. Unfortunately, not every child has that opportunity. As Ohio struggles with a growing opioid epidemic, more and more children are affected. Last year 15,858 children in Ohio were in foster care, and 913 aged out of foster care, meaning

Help and Hope for Parents

Great Lakes Collaborative for Autism brings community agencies that serve individuals with autism together to find and fill service gaps, establish best practices and advocate for families.