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Fishing with Friends Program June 30th at Prairie Oaks Metro Parks, Hilliard
'Fishing with Friends' program on Friday, June 30th at Prairie Oaks Metro Parks. As always, this program is open to BOTH children/youth with and without special needs, alongside their family.  To learn more or to register, please visit: http://www.junefishing.eventbrite.com/   Click here for Flyer  
Participants 11-45 yrs old Diagnosed with Dyslexia Needed for a Reading Study
IDA Central Ohio is pleased to announce a research participation opportunity through Denison University.  Please contact Dr. Mallorie Leinenger, Denison University, mailto:[email protected]  Participants 11-45 yrs old who have been diagnosed with dyslexia needed for a reading study:
• If you are a native English speaker
• If you have been diagnosed with dyslexia
• If you are between 11-45 years old
• If you have normal vision (glasses and soft contact lenses are OK)
 
 
If You Shop Kroger, Use Their Community Rewards Program and Help OCECD Serve Kids!
To use the Kroger Community Rewards Program:
Register online at  https://www.kroger.com/communityrewards
Be sure to have your Kroger Plus card handy if you have one and register your card with our organization after you sign in.  OCECD number is 83788 in the Kroger Rewards Program. Click on "Read More" for instructions.
 
Use This Link (Amazon Smile) When You Order from Amazon.com and Help OCECD Assist Children with Disabilities
When you order from Amazon.com use this link instead of the usual Amazon.com link and help Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities assist students with disabilities across Ohio. It's easy, just copy and paste this "Amazon Smile" link below in your Favorites list and use it everytime you order!  It doesn't cost you anything to use it!  OCECD receives a refund from Amazon when this link is used!  We thank You!!  https://smile.amazon.com/ch/31-0932170     
Download One Page Tip Sheets on IEP, ESY, Evaluation, Transition, Communication and More
 Click on "Read More" to be able to Read and Download One Page Informational Sheets on Individual Education Program, Extended School Year, Progress Reports, Evaluation/Evaluation Team Report, Independent Educational Evaluation, School Work, Informed Parental Consent, Postsecondary Transition, Related Services, and Communication. 
OCECD Publications to Download Free
OCECD's informational publications are free.  Click on "Read More" to download them in English or Spanish.  The publication list, fact sheet and training descriptions can also be downloaded.  If you need information on other topics call OCECD's Executive Office at 740-382-5452 or 844-382-5452. 
Welcome to our Website
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