Ohio Coalition for the Education
of Children with Disabilities
Following is a list of OCECD training publications. Participants in all trainings receive the publications at no cost. Parents can order a training publication for $.50 by clicking on this publication form link, Download a Publication Order Form, completing by filling in on line, printing and mailing, faxing (740-383-6421) or by contacting OCECD at (800) 374-2806. Professionals are charged the prices listed.
|Title of Publication||Professional
Building Communication Through Letter Writing - Spanish and English Version Available
Aids in keeping communication open and focused between families and schools. Helps in becoming more comfortable with letter writing including letter structure and appropriate content. Provides sample letters. For use with all ages.
(English Revised October 2011)
(Spanish Revised October 2011)
Building Parent/Professional Partnership Through Communication - Spanish and English Version Available For use with children of all ages.
(English Revised April, 2013) (Spanish Revised October 2011)
Behavior Focused IEPs - Spanish and English Version Available
How parents can help the IEP team. For use with children ages 3-22. (English Revised October 2011)
(Spanish Revised October 2011)
Follow The Yellow Brick Road to Transition - Spanish and English Version Available
Early Intervention to Kindergarten.
(English Revised October 2011) (Spanish Revised October 2011)
Parents' Rights in the Special Education Process - Spanish and English Version Available
Reviews parents' participation in working with an IEP team member. Provides step-by-step instructions to help parents through the special education process. For use with children ages 3-22.(English Revised October 2011) (Spanish Revised October 2011)
Post Secondary Transition - Building the Future -
An easy-to-understand guide to assist with writing transition plans. For use with children age 14-22.
(English Written 2012) (Spanish Written 2013)
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD)- Spanish and English Version Available
For use with children of all ages.
(English new September 2011) (Spanish revised October 2011)
Understanding the Evaluation Process Under IDEA 2004 - Spanish and English Version Available
A training for parents that will take a step-by-step approach through the evaluation process.
(English Revised October 2011)
(Spanish Revised October 2011)
What is an IEP? - Spanish Version and English Available An introduction into the IEP process. For use with children age 3-22.(English Revised October 2011) (Spanish Revised October 2011)
A Guide for Parents and Educators of Deaf or Hearing Impaired Children
For use with children of all ages. (New August 2011)
Meeting Your Child's Special Dietary Needs at School For use with children of all ages.
(New November 2011)
Positive Behavioral Interventions and IDEA 2004: Opportunities for Parenting and Teaching For use with children of all ages.
(New February 2013) (Spanish written July, 2013)
Taking the Sting Out of Behavior - English Only At This Time For use with children ages 3-12. Various types of behavior, techniques and methods for working with these behaviors. (Revised April 2012)
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see past issues of FORUM below.
This July/August/September issue covers these topics and more in English and Spanish:
When Your Neighbor Has a Child with A Disability, Cuando Su Vecino Tiene un Niño con una Discapacidad; Great Back to School Book- “We’re All Different But We’re All Kitty Cats First Day of School”
September is Chiari Awareness Month; Cincinnati Area Woman with Down Syndrome Creates Successful Business “allie art”; Central Ohio Student is Following His Passion by Creating Jewelry/Art;
SAVE THE DATE NOVEMBER 19, 2013 – 11TH Annual Partnering for Progress Conference: How to Achieve Positive Outcomes with PBIS at your School featuring "Who Cares About Kelsey" Film. See www.ocecd.org soon for registration. Download the FORUM Newsletter For other issues of the FORUM go to resources tab above, then publications on the right and scroll down.
0406 FORUM April/May/June 2013
State Budget Update
Actualización del Presupuesto del Estado
Third Grade Reading Guarantee (TGRG) Information: Project MORE Update – ODE’s list of Research-Based Instruction programs does not include Project MORE
Información Third Grade Reading Guarantee (Leyendo a Nivel de Tercer Grado Garantizado) (TGRG): Actualización del Proyecto MORE – La lista de ODE para programas de Instrucción Basados en la Evidencia no incluye al Proyecto MORE
Ability vs. Disability
Habilidad vs. Disabilidad
Win for Disabled Students
(Did not translate this article into Spanish)
SAVE THE DATE
NOVEMBER 19, 2013 – 11TH Annual Partnering for Progress: "Who Cares About Kelsey" Conference at the Crowne Plaza North Columbus.
What Families Can Do When a Child May Have a Mental Illness
Lo Que las Familias Deben de Hacer Cuando un Niño Sufre una Condición Mental
W.A.G.S. 4 Kids
Working Animals Giving Service For Kids
Federal Resource on Restraint and Seclusion
Recurso Federal en Restricción y Reclusión
The Gentle Giant and the Beauty Queen and their City of Steubenville, Ohio
Cómo hacer hablar al niño con síndrome de Down y mejorar su lenguaje. Un programa de intervención psico-lingüística.
1210 FORUM October/November/December 2012
Simple Interventions that Help Parents Educate Children
Intervenciones Simples que Ayudan a Padres a Educar a Niños con Autismo
How Should Students With Learning Disabilities Be Identified?
¿Cómo Se Debería de Identificar a Estudiantes con Discapacidades de Aprendizaje?
$24 Million in Grants Awarded to 22 States to Improve Training Systems to Help Children with Disabilities
Se Han Otorgado $24 Millones en Subsidios/Becas a 22 Estados para Mejorar Los Sistemas de Instrucción y Ayudar a Niños con Discapacidades
Helping Parents of Children with Special Needs
Ayudando a Padres de Niños con Necesidades Especiales
Five Things Not to Say to a Special Needs Parent
Cinco Cosas que no se deben de decir a un Padre con Necesidades Especiales
Bullying and Harassment of Students with Disabilities, Top 10 facts parents, educators and students need to know:
El Acoso y la Intimidación de Estudiantes con Discapacidades, 10 hechos principales que padres, educadores y estudiantes deben saber:
Does My Child Have Dyslexia?
¿Tiene Mi Niño(a) Dislexia?
Dyslexia Family Support Group in Ohio
Grupo de Apoyo Local para Padres en Ohio
Reflections of Erin, the Importance of Belonging, Relationships, and Learning with Each Other
Cuando Ivonne y Alfredo tuvieron su bebé, nunca se imaginaron la vida tan intensa que estaban a punto de vivir.
New Book Shares Ohio Family’s Powerful Story
I Believe In You, by Michele Gianetti, R.N.
Project MORE Going Strong
1201 FORUM January/February/March 2012
Happy 40th Birthday OCECD!
Feliz 40 Aniversario a OCECD!
Nutrition – Promoting Health and Well Being at Home and in the Community
Nutrición – Promocionando Salud y Bienestar en la Casa y en la Comunidad
Gifted Education in Ohio Facts for Parents
La Educación Dotada y Talentosa en Ohio
- Bullying in Schools - EL ACOSO (BULLYING) EN LAS ESCUELAS Colleges Step Up to Meet Dyslexia Challenge - Colegios Se Esfuerzan para Satisfacer los Desafíos de Dislexia
- PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center™ (The Minnesota Parent Training and Information Center) - PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center™ (El centro del entrenamiento y de información del padre de Minnesota) November is American Diabetes Month - (No Spanish Version)
Success! Family and School Work Together to Turn Student’s Life Around
¡Exito! Una Familia y la Escuela trabajan juntos para mejorar la la situación de un estudiante
October is National Bullying Prevention Month
Octubre es el Mes Nacional de la Prevención del Acoso Escolar y/o Intimidación (Bullying en inglés)
Parents Can Promote Inclusion at Family Gatherings This Summer
Los Padres Pueden Promover Inclusión en los Eventos Familiares Este Verano
NOW AVAILABLE IN OUR LIBRARY, FREE FOR YOU TO BORROW:
The Reading Glitch: How the Culture Wars Have Hijacked Reading Instruction -- And What We Can Do About It
By: Lee Sherman and Betsy Ramsey
¿POR QUÉ ME CUESTA TANTO APRENDER?
Application for Borrower’s Account to OCECD State Parent Library
SAVE THE DATE – Upcoming Presentations by Richard Lavoie, M.A., M.Ed.
To Register, go to www.ocecd.org
FUN Biannual Newsletter - for families of children 0-9 yrs of age
BACK ISSUES OF THE FORUM NEWSLETTER
Governor Kasich’s state budget 2012-2013 bill update-
Una actualización del resupuesto del proyecto de ley;
Response to intervention (RTI)-
Respondiendo a la intervención/instrucción (rti siglas en inglés);
Multicultural support provided by OCECD-
Apoyo multicultural proporcionado por OCECD;
1101 FORUM - January/February/March 2011
Special Education: Back to the Basics
Educación Especial: Regresando A Lo Básico
1010 FORUM - October/November/December 2010
Keeping Students Safe by Usingositive Behavior Supports to Prevent Restraint and Seclusion in Schools. Manteniendo a los Estudiantes Seguros Mediante el Uso De Apoyos Positivos de Comportamiento para Prevenir Restricción y Aislamiento en las Escuelas. YALE STUDY SHOWS WHY SOME BRIGHT STUDENTS FAIL. UNA INVESTIGACIÓN DE LA UNIVERSIDAD DE YALE DEMUESTRA PORQUE ALGUNOS ESTUDIANTES BRILLANTES FRACASAN. Young Soloists 2011 – Call For Entries Deadline: December 1, 2010. Jóvenes Solistas 2011 – Llama Para la Participación: Fecha Límite: El 1 de diciembre de 2010.
1007 FORUM - July/August/September 2010
Make Each Person Feel Important; Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents; Why Should I Have My Child Screened?; From Frustration, To Anger, To Action – Special Education Déjà Vu; P.L.A.N.E.O., Latin Parents Associated for the Special Education Children in Ohio; Project Put $1 Million Books On Line for Blind, Dyslexic; Save the Date- The 8th Annual Partnering for Progress Conference, Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at the Crowne Plaza North Hotel in Columbus, Ohio.
1004 FORUM - April/May/June 2010
Ohio Core and Special Education Students, Strickland Appoints Lissner to Statewide Panel, Music Therapy: Teachers Strike An Emotional Chord with Disabled Students by Chicago Tribune Reporter, Eagle Scout Project to Put Smiles on Faces of Children with Disabilities, Reflections on Erin by Barbara McKenzie, Services & Inclusion Handbook Available On Line
DOE Case Receives Partial Settlement, County Boards of MRDD Are Changing Their Names,Alexa E. Posny, Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, January is National Mentoring Month.
0910 FORUM - October/December 2009
Reach Out with OCECD's New Greeting Cards, OCECD Announces State Parent Library Services Available Free, Medicaid Waiver Programs in Ohio, Closed Classroom Approach to Special Education, Feature Book: How to Raise Emotionally Healthy Children, IEP Implementation Requires Good Follow-Through, Opinion May Prompt Schools to Identify More Students.
0907 FORUM - July/September 2009
Help OCECD - Enroll in Kroger Community Rewards Program, No Such Thing As A Speech Only IEP, Stimulus Cash Ensuring Child Care, Vaccinations, Ohio's Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Awareness Initiative, Feature Book: Twelve Effective Ways to Help Your ADD/ADHD Child: Drug-Free Alternatives for Attention-Deficit Disorders/ An Autistic Student's Journey To College.
0904 FORUM - April/June 2009
Special Needs in the Lecture Hall, Parent Rights Are Included in Changes to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Regulations, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act: Meeting Your Linguistic Obligation, IEP Facilitation: A Promising Approach to Resolving Conflicts Between Families and Schools, Update About Ohio.s Budget Bill, Sub. HB 1.
0901 FORUM - January/March 2009
Building Self-Esteem Contributes to Your Child's Security, Changing Times; Changing FORUM, Ohio State School for the Blind Marching Band needs your help, REFERENCE POINTS: Resources on the New ADA Amendment Act, Ohio Could Receive $1.4 Billion In Federal Medicaid Match Funds, Accommodations For Statewide Testing, Stressed Out Teens: De-stress and Find Success, Teams Aid Families in Ohio, Thank you goes out to Lorain County Domestic Relations Court.
0811 FORUM - November/December 2008
Governor Strickland's Roadmap For Academic Reform, Blind School Marchers Headed For Rose Parade, States Makes Progress On Children's Mental Health Services, ADA Amendment Act Better Defines Disability
0808 FORUM - August/October 2008
YLF Promotes Leadership, Self-Advocacy, Priming Prepares Pupils Prior To Participating, The Parent Mentor Equation: (Parents + Educators) X (Involve + Communicate) = Success 4 Children, Delisle Appointed State Superintendent, Bequeathed Gifts Will Help Children
0805 FORUM - May/July 2008
ADAPT Rankes States On Community Services, Special Ed Vouchers Proposed Again, Fellowship Announced, Activities For Families 'On The Go', OLRS Sues To Protect Autism Services, Medicaid Buy-In May Reduce Premiums, Grants Available For Child Health Expenses, Department Develops Budget Recommendations
0803 FORUM - March/April 2008
Youth With Disabilities May Fall Through Cracks In Foster Care System; Ohio Kids On Medicaid Have Trouble Finding Dentists; Changes In IDEA 2004 Regulations; Students Learn 'It's My Turn'; News Bits; 'No Child Left Behind' Has Positive Impact; State Board Approves Some Special Ed "Operating Standards"; Summer Enrichment Suggestions; Summertime: When Young Minds Turn To Mush; Two Facts Of Life: Taxes & Financial Planning
0801 FORUM - January/February 2008
Bush Vetoes Child Health Insurance Bill; Report Criticizes Ohio Juvenile Corrections System; Infants, Toddlers Benefit From Early Occupational Therapy; Parents Denied Reimbursement For Evaluation; Parents File Suit Against Abusive Teacher; One Parent Mentor's "Sunny" Experience; Teachers Reach Out To Parents
0707 FORUM - July/August 2007
Wages, Assessments, Transition Resources Available; Visual Impariments Conference In September; 'Parents Don't Need Lawyer' Supreme Court Decides; New State Budget Contains Numerous Special Ed Items; Ohio Falls Short On IDEA Targets; Don't Miss 5th Annual 'Partnering' Conference
0704 FORUM - April/June 2007
Measuring Achievement: What Families Need To Know About Modified Academic Achievement Standards; You Are Your Child's Best Advocate; Autism Conference Slated; 'Response To Intervention' Resource Available; Report Addresses Latinos' Barriers To Employment; Post Secondary Options For Students With Disabilities; Ada Online Course.
0701 FORUM - January/March 2007
Articles: Coalition prepares Policy, Funding Agenda; Tool Kit Helps Parents Work With Schools; You Can Bank on It; Wealth of Information found on Web Sites; e-Learning Opportunities; OCECD Slates Free Trainings.
0610 FORUM - September/October 2006
Articles: IDEA Federal Regulations Become Effective; Let Your Fingers Do the Walking...; Learning Disability Fast Facts; Parent Involvement Increases Student Achievement; 'Blueprint' Outlines Change for Mental Health; 'Pre-K and Latinos' Report Published; Long-Standing Lawsuit Settled
0605 FORUM - May/June 2006
Mentoring Leads to Reading Success; Check Out ocecd.org; Teen Organizes Benefit Concert to Celebrate Music, Humanity; Study Examines Accessibility; Register Now for OCECD conference
0603 FORUM - March/April 2006
Extended School Year Services Help Prevent Regression, Justice Department Sues New York Over Voting Rights, Web Site Assists With Transition, Down Syndrome Conference Slated, Four Federal Laws Address Assistive Technology, 4th Annual Partnering for Progress: Improving Results for ALL Children Conference. Keywords: Developmental Disabilities and Bill of Rights Act, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, The Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act
0601 FORUM - January/February 2006
'Right To Vote' Includes All Americans; Supreme Court Hears Burden Of Proof Case; CAFS Program Funds Dry Up; Who Pays For Services Now?
0506 FORUM - July/August 2005
Articles: FY 2006-07 Special Education Funding: Stability in a Difficult State Budget; Top 10 Employers Rated; CAFS Education Funding Eliminated But Services Still Required - Now What?; Census Bureau Compiles Interesting Statistics; What Teens Think of Their Parents
0504FORUM - April/June 2005
Articles: Ohio House Budget Restores Funding for Children with Medical Handicaps; Flexibility, Alternatives Needed for Students with Disabilities; IDEA Reauthorization Changes IEP Provisions; Supreme Court to Hear Burden of Proof Case; Middle School Challenges; Resource Available in Spanish & English; Letter to the Editor
0501 FORUM - January/March 2005
Articles: Highlights of New IDEA Improvement Act of 2004; Court Agrees to Hear Burden of Proof Cases; Law Requires Eye Exams for IEP Students; Reading Levels Rise Thanks to Reading Mentoring Program; Q & A on Youth with Disabilities in the Juvenile Justice System
0411 FORUM - November/December 2004
Article: Students with Disabilities Over-Represented in Juvenile Justice System; Does Disability = Delinquency? Incarceration, intervention, prevention, contributing factors, correctional system, barrier.
0409 FORUM - September/October 2004
Articles: IDEA Reauthorization Possible by Year-End; Autism Increasing, OCALI Provides Services; The Case Against "Special Needs"; Better Mental Health Services Needed; Web Site Supports "Our Kids"; Michelangelo: Autistic Genius?; Program Helps College Students Find Jobs
OCECD 2010 Annual Report
OCECD's 2010 990 report is available for review in the executive office in Marion, OH.
Ohio Special Education Profile 2011
This report was developed and disseminated with OCECD discretionary funds. No federal funds were used.
Juvenile Justice Special Education Brochure
Brochure on Education Rights for Youth with Disabilities who are in the Juvenile Justice System - information for Parents and Guardians
Juvenile Justice Special Education Report
This is a report prepared by OCECD regarding special education needs within the Juvenile System