Category: Organizations for Families

Lean About the LifeCourse Framework

Charting the LifeCourse Training and More from the Family Resource Network of Ohio

The Family Resource Network of Ohio (FRNO) provides training for parents/caregivers, groups, schools, and agencies/providers on the Charting the LifeCourse Tools. Fill out this form to request LifeCourse training. Their website also offers listings...

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Ohio’s Guide to Parent Rights in Special Education (Available in 13 languages)

This guide by the Ohio Department of Education can help parents and caregivers understand your rights and your child’s rights according to Federal law (I.D.E.A.) and the Ohio Operating Standards regarding special education supports...

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How can I become a surrogate parent to support and advocate for a child’s special education needs in Ohio?

What is a Surrogate Parent? Surrogate parents are an important resource for many students. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) says that children with disabilities who do not have parents available to advocate for them in the special education...

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International Children’s Digital Library – Over 4,000 digital books in 59 languages for families to read at home

The International Digital Children’s Library website contains digital books for families to read with their children in their home language. Studies have shown the importance of encouraging families to read in their home language...