Independent Skills Classes
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Independent Skills Classes

Skills for living independently is an issue that has  been identified by our families as a priority for emerging adults with spina bifida.  The Mayerson JCC Disability Inclusion Programs in partnership with the Center for Independent Living Options (CILO) is offering an eight-week interactive and practical class on basic skills needed to live independently. These classes...

NAMI – Parent Support Group
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NAMI – Parent Support Group

SB parent and social worker, Jessica Petre, LISW, will be hosting a new support group through the National Alliance on Mental Illness Southwest Ohio for parents and caregivers of children under 18 years old with mental health challenges and disabilities starting this Saturday, February 8th. This support group is offered free of charge and is suitable for...

The Game of Life – CRC Program
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The Game of Life – CRC Program

Acquiring the hands-on skills needed for maximum independence is a process. It takes years of practice, adding new skills as others are mastered. Do you want to increase your teen or young adult’s ability to do more for themselves? Cincinnati Recreation Commission Division of Therapeutic Recreation is offering a brand new program, The Game of Life. This program...

Care Connections
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Care Connections

Learn about resources within the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s, including therapy options. Major community supports and services will also be reviewed.   Who: Parents / caregivers of children with developmental disabilities. (This class is for adults only – no childcare will be provided) When: Monday, September 16th, 2019 Time: 9:30AM-11:30AM...

CRC Therapeutic Recreation Fall/Winter Programs
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CRC Therapeutic Recreation Fall/Winter Programs

The Cincinnati Recreation Commission’s (CRC) Division of Therapeutic Recreation has released their Fall and Winter Program Guide. The Division of Therapeutic Recreation offers leisure services for individuals with disabilities. The services promote healthy lifestyles and provide opportunities to participate in high-quality recreational, social, and cultural experiences in the community, and at their recreation facilities. Whether you like to...

Transition Bootcamp Booster Sessions
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Transition Bootcamp Booster Sessions

Transition Bootcamp Booster Sessions are intended to provide information on the transition from school to adult life for youth with disabilities. Families, individuals with disabilities, educators, and other professionals are invited to attend these sessions at no charge. Session 4: SSI/SSDI Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2019 Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm Location: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Office Building (MOB)...

Transition Bootcamp Booster Sessions
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Transition Bootcamp Booster Sessions

Transition Bootcamp Booster Sessions are intended to provide information on the transition from school to adult life for youth with disabilities. Families, individuals with disabilites, educators, and other professionals are invited to attend these sessions at no charge. IEP Preparation and Participation March 28, 2019 6:00 – 8:00 PM at 3430 Burnet Avenue, 5th Floor Conference...

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
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Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

March is the month when we create awareness about all developmental disabilities, including spina bifida, to teach the importance of inclusion within every aspect of life, and share the stories of individuals with a disability to show that a successful life is possible! The Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council has chosen Supports Matter as the theme for 2019....

Bowel Management
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Bowel Management

The Colorectal Center at Cincinnati Children’s, in collaboration with the Spina Bifida Association of Kentucky, is presenting a live, online Q&A session for parents of children who are unable to anticipate or control their bowel activity. The live session takes place Tuesday, December 11th at 7:00 PM. During this event, the co-hosts, Aaron Garrison, MD, and Monica Holder, BSN, RNII,...