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What is an IEP?

Children and adolescents who have disabilities or mental health concerns often require special teaching, curriculum modifications, or support in the classroom so that they can reach their full potential in school. There are 13 different disability...

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My child was evaluated for an IEP and did not qualify. Now what?

There are a variety of ways to support children and help them reach their full potential in school. An IEP is one--but certainly not the only way! If your child was evaluated and found to not qualify for IEP services, there is still hope! Ohio schools...

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What should I do if I suspect that my child has a disability or requires an IEP?

If you have concerns about your child's progress in school or are concerned that he/she may require an Individualized Education Program (IEP) in order to succeed in school, the first step is to share your concerns with your child's educational...

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How to Choose a Counselor

HOW TO CHOOSE A COUNSELOR   1.  Ask for a referral. Chances are, you know someone who is in counseling or has been in counseling.  Some of their experiences were likely good, and some of them may have had less than positive...

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5 Things to Know About Expressing Emotions Through Colors

1.How can children sit quietly and paint with water colors, crayons or pastels for extended periods of time, even lasting for hours? There are many reasons. Among these are that coloring helps children express their internal world. Through coloring...

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Online Art Course for Teens with Mood & Anxiety Disorders

Looking for an educational online art course for teens and young adults dealing with mood and anxiety disorders that can help them manage their thoughts and emotions? Interested in learning how to use basic artistic exercises to increase mindfulness?...

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3 Great Skills Young Adults Can Use to Cope with Stress

In this blog we’ll to talk a bit about 3 skills teens, young adults, and younger parents can use to cope with stress better, and well, get more out of these critical junctures. Because let’s be honest, time really does whiz by quickly and...

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4 Benefits of Art Therapy for Adolescents

Curious about the benefits of art therapy, but don’t know where to start? Could you or someone you love potentially improve their lives through the practice, but you’re unsure where to turn? In this article we’ll briefly explore four...

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3 Ideas to Help Your Adolescent Develop Stronger Self-Identity

  Looking for ways to develop a stronger relationship with your adolescent? Struggling to help them deal with and navigate this tumultuous period of their lives? Walk with me a minute, let’s chat about it, and look at some helpful...

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10 Reasons Art Therapy is Great for Teens

Good day to you, in this article we’ll discuss 10 reasons (in my opinion) art therapy is great for teens from all walks of life. As you’ll see, it shouldn’t surprise anyone to learn art therapy is growing in popularity across...

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