Raising a Family Can Be Tough! Check out the new state-wide RedTreeHouse website. This website has parent information, resource material from hundreds of organization, a list of agencies and organizations throughout the state, and a statewide calendar of workshops, webinars and conferences. As an added feature, the website will send you updates about new website information (on topics you select), the first of every month. www.redtreehouse.org/main
Need assistance and you do not know where to turn to find help. Montgomery County Human Services has issued a "No Wrong Door" reference guide. Follow the link for more information and to view the reference guide online. No Wrong Door
The Resiliency Ohio website promotes mental wellness for all youth and their families. The website was created by Resiliency Leadership Ohio, with support from the Center for Innovative Practices, the Ohio Fed. for Children's Mental Health, and the Ohio Dept. of Mental Health: www.resiliencyohio.org/index.php
The LD Navigator (NCLD) ldnavigator.ncld.org/#/intro
The Ohio Department of Education has some wonderful information regarding the 2011 - 2012 School Year. Use the following link for access: education.ohio.gov/GD/Templates/Pages/ODE/ODEDetail.aspx
The Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council has published a Handbook for Estate Planning. Use the following link for access. ddc.ohio.gov/Pub/Estate2010.pdf
The Disability Foundation has information about setting up Trusts for children with Special Needs. Thanks to one of our very helpful parents for sharing this information!
Disability Foundation www.disability-foundation.org/05_trusts.html
Book Share provides accessible electronic books and materials to individuals with legally qualifying disabilities. Free student memberships are currently funded by an award from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). Follow the Book Share link below for membership information.
Book Share www.bookshare.org/
LearningAlly, formally RFB&D(Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic) offers free recorded books for students with a certified Print Disability. Follow the LearningAlly link below for free individual membership information.
Dyslexia Help at the University of Michigan dyslexiahelp.umich.edu/
Dr. Rick Lavoie www.ricklavoie.com/
Dr. Russell Barkley (ADHD) russellbarkley.org
Dr. Thomas E. Brown (ADHD) www.drthomasebrown.com/
Dr. Philip DeMio (Autism) www.drdemio.com/
4C For Children www.4cforchildren.org/
Family Voices www.familyvoicesohio.org/Home_Page.html
The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) and the Office of Autism Research Coordination (OARC) have released the 2011 IACC Strategic Plan for ASD Research.
Miami Valley Regional center ( SERRC; SST Region 10 ) http://www.mvserrc.esu.k12.oh.us/
sst10.org/ (new site)
Ohio Department of Education Resources www.edresourcesOhio.org
One Place for Special Needs www.oneplaceforspecialneeds.com/
Miami Valley Down Syndrome Association http://www.mvdsa.org/
Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence ( OCALI ) http://www.ocali.org/
Ohio's Interagency Work Group on Autism ( IWGA ) www.iwg-autism.org/
Disability Rights - Transition http://www.disabilitylawlowdown.com/
Autism Speaks www.autismspeaks.org/
Association for Science in Autism Treatment www.asatonline.org/
Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee ( IACC ) iacc.hhs.gov/strategic-plan/2011/index.shtml