Another feel good story…

A Cheerleader With Down Syndrome Was Bullied During A Game. The Athletes Then Did Something Amazing. The Huffington Post  |  By Dominique Mosbergen Desiree Andrews is a cheerleader at Lincoln Middle School in Kenosha, Wisconsin. She’s in eighth grade and has Down syndrome. Last year, Andrews was reportedly bullied by some kids in the stands during a […]

9 Things Parents Can Do to Help Their Child Succeed in School Build relationships with your child’s teachers. Find out what each teacher expects of your child and how you can help him or her prepare to meet those expectations. Our phone: 419-297-6313 or contact teachers thru Read. Reading is the foundation for all […]

The Art of Setting Limits

As a parent of any child, especially a child with special needs, we know that setting limits are one of the most powerful tools that we have to promote positive behavior change in our children.  Knowing that there are limits to their behavior helps children feel safe.  It also helps them learn to make appropriate […]

Special-ed Success in the News

Special-ed Success is in the News Everywhere!! This week I’d like to share a story published in the New York Post.  This story is just another example of the success that charter schools are able to achieve for students with special needs.  Here at HOPE we strive to provide the highest level of education for […]

Autism in the News

In a recent interview with Brian Williams, Jerry Seinfeld said “I think I’m on the [Autism] Spectrum”. “I think–and on a very drawn out scale–I think I’m on the spectrum,” Seinfeld told NBC Nightly News’ Brian Williams. “You’re never paying attention to the right things. Basic social engagement is really a struggle. I’m very literal. […]

It’s everyone’s Halloween:)

With Halloween upon us, please keep in mind, a lot of little people will be visiting your home. Be accepting! The child who is grabbing more than one piece of candy may have poor fine motor skills. The child who takes forever to pick out one piece of candy may have motor planning issues. The […]