Middle & High School – Child Well-being

Ohio's Dispute Resolution Process Helps Schools and Families Resolve Differences When Supporting Students with Disabilities

Ohio’s Dispute Resolution Process Helps Schools and Families Resolve Differences When Supporting Students with Disabilities

Situations may arise where parents or other family members believe a school has violated federal or state law. In these ...
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How can I become a surrogate parent to support and advocate for a child's special education needs in Ohio?

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 ...
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Article: Being a Role Model for Children

Article: Being a Role Model for Children

The Verywell Family is a website that offers "a realistic and friendly approach" to parenting, with articles reviewed by medical ...
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InspirEd Virtual Learning Series for Families and Schools

InspirEd Virtual Learning Series for Families and Schools

This virtual learning series by OCALI and the Ohio Department of Education includes sessions on: setting up a learning environment ...
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Videos and Resources: Tackling Coronavirus (COVID-19) Together - Resources for Families (Available in English, Spanish, Mam, and Tagalog)

Videos and Resources: Tackling Coronavirus (COVID-19) Together – Resources for Families (Available in English, Spanish, Mam, and Tagalog)

Abriendo Puertas has put together a video series and information sheets for families in English, Spanish, Mam, and Tagalog, along ...
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Parent and Child relaxing on sofa talking together

Talking Points for Conversations with Your Children about Returning to School

As students and their families face a back-to-school transition unlike any other year, families have a vital role in helping ...
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Ohio Parents and Caregivers -- Click Here to Apply to be on our Advisory Council in 2021 -- Applications Due November 26, 2020

We are now recruiting Ohio parents and caregivers of Ohio children from birth to grade 12 to be members of our advisory council beginning in January 2021!

Click here to download the English version of the application and share with families in your community.

Click here to download the Spanish version of the application and share with families in your community.

Applications are due by November 26, 2020, and can be emailed as an attachment to OhioSFEC@osu.edu.

To read more about the work of the council, visit our state advisory council web page.