Tag Archives: Special Needs – Families

What It’s Like Being an Autism Mom

By Karla Akins  5:30 AM on a Monday morning. I fumble with the keyless entry to my bedroom door after unloading the dryer. I plop the basket of clean clothes on the bed and remember I left my cell phone in my office. I’m late, as usual. I punch the code into another locked door and

ProMedica’s Autism Center provides solutions for area families

The diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, or ASD, covers a range of behavioral, social and communication challenges. Now local parents with children on the spectrum can turn to the ProMedica Autism Center as a place to meet a variety of needs. Community collaboration The Center, located at ProMedica Toledo Children’s Hospital, was developed through the

State Program Helps Kids Succeed

Help Me Grow is a local resource for parents of children who need a helping hand meeting developmental milestones. The much-needed service is available at no cost. Family-focused, family-friendly The program is made up of two components: the early intervention program for children with disabilities, developmental delays and medical conditions which cause developmental deficiencies and