Family Stories from Ohio

Grandma with three 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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father pushing smiling child in cardboard box

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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