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Below are resources specific to the needs of individuals who have developmental disabilities, with the goal to help empower them to engage in activities that enrich their lives and contribute to their community.

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Aktion Club – Kiwanis Club Program

AIM (Autism Internet Modules)

Americans with Disabilities Act

Arc of Ohio

Guide for People Using Internet who have ASD

Autism Society

Autism Society of Greater Cleveland

Autism Strategies in Action Modules

Empowering Children with ASD for Better Sleep

Autism and Computers: What Parents Need to Know

Resource Guide for STEM Students with Autism

COVID-19 Stress: Tips for Coping

COVID-19: Making Special Education Work for Your Child

Crossroads Health

Cerebral Palsy Group

Cerebral Palsy Guidance

Wise Old Sayings: A Parent’s Guide to Communicating with an Autistic Child

Creating a Sensory Friendly Backyard

Dancing Wheels Company and School

Deepwood Foundation

Deepwood Industries

The Deepwood Run

Disability Apartments: What to Look For

Disability Rights Ohio

Downs Syndrome: The Up Side of Downs

Epilepsy Foundation

ESC – Extended Learning & Summer Programming 2021

Federal Education Laws and Policies

Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center

Fraxa Research Foundation

Get Help/Give Help Hotline

Guide to Special Needs Trusts

Health and Safety Alerts

Helping Kids Deal with Trauma

Finding Accessible Apartments

Home Modifications for People with Disabilities

Home Modifications for Kids with Special Needs

Home Remodeling Guide for Adults with Special Needs

Human Trafficking: Victims with Developmental Disabilities (type in name and email to view)

Lake County ADAMHS Board – Spring 2021 Resource Guide

Lake County Family and Children First Council

Lake County Government Website


The Language and Cognitive Development Center Inc.

Lending Library

Medicaid Reference Desk

Mental Health Advocacy Coalition

Milestones Organization

Northeast Ohio Autism Parent Networking and Support

Northeast Ohio Network (NEON) Council of Governments

Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities

Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence – OCALI

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities    

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities COVID 19

Ohio Legal Help

Ohio North Youth Soccer Association

Ohio S(pecial) I(nitiatives) by B(rothers) and S(isters) – SIBS

Online Tutoring for students with disabilities

Passion Works Studio, Athens, Ohio

Prader-Willi Syndrome Association of Ohio

Project STIR – OSDA 

Safety Guide for People with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Special Needs Checklist: How Disability-Friendly is Your City?

Special Olympics – Lake County 

Special Olympics – Ohio 

Spina Bifida Association of America

STEM Resources for Kids with Special Needs

Vocational Training for Adults with Special Needs

We Thrive Together

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