Family Stories from Ohio

White grandma with three white high school aged kids standing outside on a sunny day smiling and looking at the camera.

Ohio Family Story: Grandfamilies…You Are Not Alone

“I got the phone call from the hospital that my baby was born,” said Pandora Pandora, a 2-time cancer survivor ...
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Portrait Of Grandparents Sitting With Baby Granddaughter Around Table At Home

Ohio Family Story: From Grandparents to Grandfamily

This story captures the experiences of an Ohio grandfamily. Due to the sensitive nature of the story, the name Brenda ...
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mother with boy

Ohio Family Story: Building My Support System

As my son was starting preschool, I had just learned that he was diagnosed with autism, developmental delay, and many ...
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Ohio Family Story: Transition from Homeschool to Formal Education

Kenyona and her husband decided to homeschool their children through kindergarten and first grade. While both children have since transitioned ...
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young child with down syndrome playing drums

Ohio Family Story: Supporting Your Child’s Dreams

We are so inspired by this family story from Salem, Ohio. Watch the video below to see William's dreams become ...
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Ohio Family Story: Michael's Story with Strength, Courage, and Bravery

Ohio Family Story: Michael’s Story with Strength, Courage, and Bravery

We share the following videos with permission from Michael's family and the Ohio Coalition for the Education of Students with ...
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Image of Hunter (L) & mom Bess (R) smiling at the camera

Ohio Family Story: Same School, Different Experience

Hunter (L) and mom Bess (R) Bess is the mom of eight-year-old Hunter. An active and energetic child, Hunter attends ...
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Ohio Family Story: New School, New Chance for Family Engagement

Ohio Family Story: New School, New Chance for Family Engagement

Sophia (L) & mom Sara (R) Sara Owens, Assistant to the Director of the Center on Education and Training for ...
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Families, Schools, and Community Partners - Register today for our free family engagement leadership conference.

On September 17, 2021, you are invited to join people from around Ohio and the world at our annual free Family Engagement Leadership Summit! Register now and learn more about this event on our Summit Webpage.