In this month’s Tween The Lines we’re featuring successful working teen Eli Portala. He has magic in his genes — the 14-year-old Toledoan is the son of veteran magician Andrew Martin, and he’s built up an impressive resume of his own.
Claire Rubini’s love of the written word has touched many lives. The young book lover died in 2000 at the age 10, and her mom and dad Julie and Brad established Claire’s Day Inc. to honor their daughter and her love of books.
“There’s no job training without a job,” says Charlie Johnson. The Program Manager of the Lucas County Juvenile Justice System’s Community Integration for Training and Employment Program (CITE), Johnson knows what he’s talking about.
Raising a child with a special need certainly has its ups and downs. An impending birthday party, either for your child or a peer, can be a roller coaster ride of emotions for both you and your child