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The following is a list of supportive resources for the families of Julie Billiart students. Julie Billiart School does not endorse any of the following organizations or individuals and waives responsibility for any misinformation or negligence presented by following organizations and individuals.  

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RA Resource/Advocacy
CP Camp Programs
OR Other Recreation
AS Academic Support
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Milestones
Milestones is one of the best sources to find the resources individuals with autism-spectrum disorders and host many workshops and conferences for families and professionals throughout the year. Their resource database is quite extensive and can be found at milestones.org/resource-center.
RA/CS/CP/AS/MT
Cleveland Clinic Center for Autism
The Cleveland Clinic Center for Autism offer diagnosis, medication, autism research, Social SPIES program for children with high-functioning autism or Asperger’s (weekly sessions during school year and summer day camp), research studies, parent group therapy and workshops. They also will provide a free Autism Resource Guide, a 200-page comprehensive Autism Guide of services and organizations by county within the state of Ohio. To sign up to receive the Resource Guide, click here.
Autism Scholarship Provider
RA/CP/AR/AS/MT/CS
Cleveland Clinic ADHD Center for Evaluation and Treatment (ACET)
ACET offers assessment and treatment designed specifically to assist children and families in managing ADHD at home, in school, and throughout life. Their services include Medication Monitoring Program, Social Skills Training for Children & Adolescents, and a Summer Treatment /Camp Program.
RA/CP/OR
The Autism Society of Ohio
The Autism Society of Ohio provides information and referrals, family support, advocacy, professional development, raising awareness and resource development. The Autism Society of Ohio is a chapter of the national Autism Society. Programs in Greater Akron area include Asperger’s Boot Camp for Teens, iCan Bike Camp, family/community activities and a sports club.
RA
Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI)
OCALI serves families, educators, and professionals working with students with autism spectrum disorders, multiple disabilities, orthopedic impairments, other health impairments, and traumatic brain injuries. OCALI offers a database to include all providers who serve individuals with disabilities in Ohio found at familyservices.ocali.org
RA
Westlake Satellite of CHADD
CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) is a national organization serving individuals with ADHD and their families. CHADD has over 16,000 members in 200 local chapters throughout the U.S. Chapters offer support for individuals, parents, teachers, professionals, and others.
RA
The Northern Branch of International Dyslexia Association (IDA)
The International Dyslexia Association is a scientific and educational organization dedicated to the study and treatment dyslexia as well as related language-based learning differences. The NBIDA offers conferences, referrals and advocacy information and a list of service providers that can be found here.
CP
Funutation Tekademy LLC
24700 Chagrin Blvd - Suite 201A - Beachwood, OH 44122 - 216-378-9035
They run kids' camps, called Tek Labs, partly during the school year and mostly during the summer.
CP/OR/TH/CS
Achievement Centers For Children
15000 Cheerful Ln - Strongsville, OH 44136 - 440-238-6200
The Achievement Centers offers children with disabilities and their families parent support, respite care, adaptive aquatics and sports, therapy programs, therapeutic horse riding, educational consulting, and summer residential and day camps at three locations (Strongsville, Westlake and Highland Hills) including Cheerful Camp, Teen Camp, SENSATIONal Day Camp, and Champ Camp.
Autism Scholarship Provider
CP/OR/TH/CS
Insight Learning And Wellness Center
25901 Emery Rd Suite 112, Cleveland, OH 44128, 216-765-4470
Provides social skills opportunities, movement therapy, summer camp, Tae Kwon Do, and group and individual counseling.
Autism Scholarship Provider
CP/TH
Broadmoor Therapeutic Day Camp
17608 Euclid Ave - Cleveland, OH 44112 - 216-481-1907
Therapeutic and socialization summer day camp for students with disabilities to include physical, occupational, speech, art, music and other therapies as well as swimming, gym, outdoor activities and weekly special events.
TH/OR
The Cleveland Music School Settlement
1125 Magnolia Drive - Cleveland, OH 44106 - 216-421-5806
Offers music therapy and individualized music instruction.
TH
The Center For Lifeskills, LLC
31005 Bainbridge Rd - Suite 7 - Solon, OH 44139 - 440-498-1100
Offers treatment of children with diagnoses of speech and language disorders, fine motor delays, and sensory integration dysfunction including speech and occupational therapy, social skills groups, Floor Time therapy, and specialized classes for families.
Autism Scholarship Provider
AS
North Coast Tutoring Services
31300 Solon Rd., Suite 1 - Solon, OH 44139 - 440-914-0200
Special needs on-site or in-home tutoring.
Autism Scholarship Provider
OR
Solon Recreation Dept., Blue Ribbon Events
35000 Portz Parkway - Solon, OH 44139 - 440-248-5747 Through recreation department of the city of Solon, the Solon Blue Ribbon Program provides recreation and leisure activities for persons with disabilities.
RA
The Arc Of Greater Cleveland
1331 Euclid Ave - Cleveland, OH 44115 - 216-622-0755 The Arc is an independent advocacy group working to protect constituent's rights for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
TH/MT/CP/AS
Kidslink Neurobehavioral Center
8054 Darrow Rd Bldg. D - Twinsburg, OH 44087 - 330-963-8600 Medical diagnosis and treatment services for children with autism and other neurologic/developmental disabilities as well as ABA therapy, social skills and occupational therapy groups, school support services, camps and vocational services.
Autism Scholarship Provider
TH/CP
Peak Potential Therapy
8848 Commons Blvd #101, Twinsburg, OH 44087, 330-405-8776
Speech language therapy with a developmental and holistic approach to treating children with autism. Also offers a community-based, therapeutic day camp.
Autism Scholarship Provider
MT/TH/AS/CS
Crossroads
8445 Munson Rd, Mentor, OH 44060, 440-255-1700
Provides psychological evaluation and psychiatric treatment, social skills groups, parent training and support. Also offers an educational program to serve middle school age children with ASD who also experience co-existing emotional or behavior disorders.
OR/CP
Catholic Charities Disability Services (DDCS)
7911 Detroit Rd, Cleveland, OH 44102, 216-334-2963 14808 Lake Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107, 216-334-2964
Catholic Charities Disability Services offers recreational activities, such as summer and day camp and monthly dances, and life skills training. Camp programs, such Camp Happiness and Christopher Discovery Camp, can be found at www.clevelandcatholiccharities.org/camping/camps.htm
TH/CS
Daily Behavioral Health
14538 Grapeland Ave, Cleveland, OH 44111, 216-252-1399
Provides psychological services for children and adolescents with various medical conditions, developmental disabilities, and other special needs including diagnosis, IEP services, outpatient behavioral therapy services and home-based applied behavior analysis (ABA) programs.
Autism Scholarship Provider
TH
Language Learning Associates / PRN Therapy
33 Milford Dr., Hudson, OH 44236, 330-655-0946 Speech and language services for children and adults including individual and group therapy.
TH/OR/CP
Hattie Larlham Center For Children With Disabilities
9772 Diagonal Rd, Mantua, OH 44255, 330-274-2272
Services for children with all disabilities including physical, occupational, and speech therapy, recreational activities, summer camps and respite care.
RA
Prader-Willi Syndrome Association Of Ohio

State Office 4075 West 226, Fairview Park, OH 44126, 440-716-0552 PWSA of OHIO is a chapter of PWSA-USA for awareness of Prader-Willi syndrome and to support affected persons as well as to support research and treatment.
TH/CS
Rec2Connect LLC
40000 W 229 St , Fairview Park, OH 44126, 330-703-9001 REC@CONNECT provides recreation therapy, aquatic therapy, group therapy, and consulting services to individuals with special needs.
CP
Akron Rotary Camp For Children With Special Needs
4460 Rex Lake Dr. - Akron, OH 44319 - 330-644-4512 Day and respite summer camp programs for children and adults with special needs.
CP
All-Star Training Club Sports Camp
3108 Sparrows Crest - Akron, OH 44319 - 330-352-5602
ATC provides integrated sports program for individuals with or without disabilities where mental and physical limitations are not considered. Also offers a Summer Academic Sports Camp. ATC is a sanctioned Special Olympic organization.
OR
Perfect Balance Gymnastics Cheer
30 Forest Mill Lane - Akron, OH 44319 - 330.645.6850 Provides open gyms exhibition cheer/dance team for special needs and their families.
TH/CS
Gold Therapy Services, Inc.
918 Youngstown-Warren Rd - Niles, OH 44484 - 330-505-1606 Offers outpatient speech-language therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, counseling for child and family, and the Social Thinking® social skills group.
OR
Mane Stride Therapeutic Riding Program
PO Box 632 - 11911 State Route 58 (Oberlin, OH 44074) - Amherst, OH 44001 - 419-202-3538 Mane Stride is an equine assisted therapeutic and riding program servicing children and adults with special needs.
TH/OR
Concorde Kids
5156 Whipple Ave NW - Canton, OH 44718 - 330-478-1752 Provides outpatient sensory integration, aquatic, occupational, speech and physical therapy as well as programs for social skills, fitness and handwriting.
TH
Art Therapy Studio
12200 Fairhill Rd.- Cleveland, OH 44120 - 216-791-9303
Offers a variety of art-based therapy programs for children with cognitive, emotional and physical impairments.
TH/CP
Building Behaviors
14538 Grapeland Ave.- Cleveland, OH 44111 – 216-539-8202
Summer day treatment camp for high functioning autism, Asperger's, PDD-NOS and disruptive behavior disorders.  Building Behaviors also offers ABA programs for families and social skills classes.
Autism Scholarship Provider
CP
Camp Imagine
175 Avon Belden Rd.- Avon Lake, OH 44012 - (440) 933-6210
A six-week camp for students with special needs focusing on IEP goals and recreational activities.
CP
Camp-Can-Do
Harrison Elementary School, 2080 Quail Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107, 216-529-4081 Adapted recreational summer camp for youth with special needs aged 5-13 years.
CP/AS
Creative Education Institute
Lakeland Community College, 7700 Clocktower Dr, Kirtland, OH 44094, 440-914-0200
Academic and recreational camp for children with learning disabilities, ADHD, Asperger’s, PDD-NOS, dyslexia or kids having trouble in school. Also offers tutoring services.
CP/OR/AS
Fieldstone Farm
16497 Snyder Road - Chagrin Falls, OH 44023 - 440-708-0013
Camps, Social & Recreation, Social Skills Programs Therapeutic Riding and equine-assisted activities for people with cognitive, physical, emotional and social disabilities including academic enrichment programs, alternative high school, hippotherapy, lessons, and a summer camp.
MT/OR
Fine Arts Association
38660 Mentor Ave - Willoughby, OH 44094 - (440) 951-7500 ext. 118 Offers music therapy and Suzuki music instruction for kids with special needs.
Autism Scholarship Provider
OR
Friendship in Teams (FIT)
19910 Malvern Rd. - Shaker Heights, OH 44122 3035 Wooster Rd. - Rocky River, OH 44116 - 216-929-0226 Friendship In Teams combines social skills intervention with adapted physical education.
Autism Scholarship Provider
TH/OR
JAF’s Therapy in Motion
5730 Lafayette Rd. - Medina, OH 44256 - 330-722-2415
Therapeutic and educational horseback riding programs for children including hippotherapy and riding lessons.
CP
Lose The Training Wheels at Notre Dame College
Notre Dame College - 4545 College Road - South Euclid, OH 44121 - 440-892-1481
Week-long camp that teaches children with mental and/or physical disabilities how to ride a bicycle without training wheels.
OR
Michelle Star Yoga and Healing Art
7372 Engle Rd. - Middleburg Heights, OH 44130, 216-789-3765
Yoga, yoga therapy and meditation practices for people of all ages on the spectrum.
TH/OR/CS
Monarch Center for Autism
22001 Fairmount Blvd. - Cleveland, OH 44118, 216-320-8945

Besides their school for moderate to severe autism, they also offer private adaptive swimming lessons for children with developmental disorders; family training, support and social activities; extended school year program; and occupational and speech-language therapy.

Autism Scholarship Provider
OR
Preston’s H.O.P.E.
26001 South Woodland Rd. - Beachwood, OH 44122
The largest fully accessible playground park in Northeast Ohio where children of all abilities can play together.
CP
Recreation Unlimited Residential
7700 Piper Rd. - Ashley, OH 43003 - 740-548-7006
Serving individuals with physical and developmental disabilities and health concerns, Recreation Unlimited offers weekend, summer, and an autism-specific residential and day camps for children and adults.
TH/OR/CS
Royalton Music Center
10167 Royalton Road, Unit A - North Royalton, OH 44133 - 440-237-9400
Individually designed private therapy and lessons targeted towards communication, social skills, and academic, psychological, and physical needs.
RA/OR
ShareAVision.org
pam@sharaavision.org - 440-354-9258
Offers recreational opportunities for individuals on the autism spectrum and other disabilities through grants, fundraising events and community support.
OR
Special Olympics of Ohio
Cleveland Office - 5311 Leavitt Rd. Suite 100 - Lorain, OH 44053 - 440-282-7668
Sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
CP/OR
The Friendship Circle of Cleveland
27900 Gates Mills Blvd. - Pepper Pike, OH 44124 - (216) 377-3000 ext. 1005
Pair’s teenage volunteers with Jewish children with special needs for social opportunities. There are several programs including respite services, parent support events, and camps.
CP/OR/TH
Valley Riding Therapeutic Riding Program
19901 Puritas Ave. - Cleveland, OH 44135 - 216-267-2525
Therapeutic riding instruction, scouting opportunities and camps for people of all ages on the autism spectrum.
AS/TH/CP
Accelerated Learning Clinic
8043 Corporate Circle, Suite 1 - North Royalton, OH 44133 - 440-886-1376
Provides ABA therapy, social skills groups and a summer day camp focusing on academic and social skills.
CP/TH/CS
Behavioral Intervention Institute of Ohio
24865 Detroit Rd. - Westlake, OH 44145 - 440-250-8800
Offers ABA, speech, and occupational therapy, summer camps, social skills training, IEP consultation, and home support needs.
TH
Lakeshore Speech Therapy, LLC
24500 Center Ridge Rd., Suite #180 (King James Office Park, Bldg. #4) - Westlake, OH 44145 - 440-454-1771
Provides speech-language therapy services and social skills groups for children.
TH
Busy Hands Bright Minds, LLC
1833 Holdens Arbor Run - Westlake, OH 44145 - 440-250-0334
Social Skills Programs, Therapy: Speech Therapists Speech therapy and social language programs for preschool and school age children.
MT/TH/AS/CP
Knapp Center for Childhood Development
950 Windham Court - Boardman, OH 44512 - 330-629-2955
The Knapp Center provides medical assessments and treatment for children with neurological disorders. Offers ABA therapy, social skills group, IEP consultation, Extended School Year services, educational workshops and training for both professionals and parents, and works with with community camps to integrate children with high functioning autism or Asperger’s.
TH/OR
Music Therapy Enrichment Center, Inc.
26040 Detroit Rd. Suite #3 - Westlake, OH 44145 - 440-250-0091
Provides music enrichment therapy, private instruction and birthday parties.
Autism Scholarship Provider
TH
Precise Speech, Language and Learning, Inc.
35236 Riegelsberger Rd. - Avon, OH 44011 - 440-937-9772

Provides speech and language therapy services.
TH
Tupos Therapy, LLC
701 Jockey’s Circle - Avon Lake, OH 44012 - 440-258-7870
Offers social skills groups for children with special needs.
TH/AS
Western Reserve Speech & Language Partners
23825 Commerce Park Rd. Suite B - Beachwood, OH 44122 - 216-292-7370
Offers evaluation and therapy services for speech and language, monthly music therapy program and IEP consulting services.
CP
Camp Nuhop
1077 Township Rd. - Perrysville, OH 44864 - (419) 289-2227
Several day and residential camps with different specialties, including sports skills, arts, biking and science, to serve children with learning disabilities.
CP
Camp Paradise
Society for Handicapped Citizens/ The Arc of Medina County - 4283 Paradise Rd. - Seville, OH 44273 - (330) 722-1900
Summer camp and respite camps during the school year and in the summer for school-aged children and adults with and without disabilities.
TH/CP/OR
Lakeshore Day Camp
P.O. Box 45159 - Westlake, OH 44145 - (216) 219-1618
A summer day camp program for children with special learning needs, including mental and physical challenges.
CP/OR
Mandel Jewish Community Center
26001 South Woodland Rd. - Beachwood, OH 44122 - (216) 831-0700 Provides many opportunities for recreational and social activities for children and adults with and without disabilities, including swimming, sports and exercise classes as well as several day camp options.
CP/OR
The Music Settlement
11125 Magnolia Drive - Cleveland, OH 44106 - (216) 421-5806 Offers a variety of music-based therapy programs and summer camps available for people of all ages on the spectrum.
Autism Scholarship Provider
CP/TH
Abilities First, LLC
20800 Westgate Mall, Suite 500 - Fairview Park, OH 44126 - (440) 333-1880
Occupational therapy, yoga and sensory integration services in a wide range of methods. Summer camp sessions are available for children to work on fine motor and gross motor skills.
Autism Scholarship Provider
MT/TH/CS
Akron Children’s Hospital
One Perkins Square - Akron, OH 44308 - (330) 543-1000 Their Neurodevelopmental Science Center brings together 5 pediatric specialties - developmental-behavioral pediatrics, neurology, neurosurgery, psychiatry, and behavioral and neuropsychology - under one roof.
AS/TH
Early Intervention Consulting
315 Tanglewood Ln. - Bay Village, OH 44140 - (440) 668- 5342 Their home-based services include tutoring, ABA therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, education consultation and support.
Autism Scholarship Provider
RA
Talk About Curing Autism (TACA)
An advocacy and resource-based national agency for education, awareness, scholarships, and the latest in autism news.
RA
ACT Today!
A national agency to raise awareness, provide resources and link parents with autistic children to local support groups.
CP/OR
Great Lakes Science Center
In addition to exhibitions and events, GLSC has many camps, classes, scouting opportunities and other activities throughout the year, many of which allow for an integrated setting.
TH
ABA Outreach Services
6545 Brecksville Rd. - Independence, OH 44131 - (216) 272-3963 Provides intervention for children with Autism using the verbal behavior branch of ABA embedded in age-appropriate play.
Autism Scholarship Provider
TH/CP
Accurate Speech Inc.
20800 Westgate Mall - Cleveland, OH 44126 - (440) 895-1309 Offers speech-language therapy, social skills groups, and a summer language camp.
Autism Scholarship Provider
TH/AS
Autism Services For Kids LLC
(216) 834-2881 For autism and other disabilities, ASK offers individualized education plans and in-home therapy for individuals with autism.
Autism Scholarship Provider
MT/TH/CS
Carl U. Weitman Ph.D. Inc.
3800 Park East Drive, Suite 150 - Beachwood, Ohio 44122 - 216-514-1600 Neurological assessment and psychological, emotional, occupational, educational and speech/language treatment.
MT/TH
Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center
11635 Euclid Ave - Cleveland, OH 44106 - (216) 231-8787
Hearing, speech-language, pediatric neuropsychological and educational assessments and treatment.
Autism Scholarship Provider
TH
Educational Assistive Technology LLC
216-217-0561 Offers Assistive Technology for ABA (Applied Behavioral Analysis) and play therapy approach to teaching children and adolescents with disabilities.
Autism Scholarship Provider
CP
Learning Advantage Services LLC
1534 South Green Road - South Euclid, OH 44121 - 216-410-8009 Although mainly a preschool, LAS also has a summer day camp for ages 3 to 2nd grade.
Autism Scholarship Provider
TH/CP/AS
STEPS Center for Excellence in Autism
21337 Drake Rd, Unit A - Strongsville, Ohio 44149 - (440) 572-1337 Offers speech therapy, occupational therapy, social skills training and summer day camps for academic support, emotional and social growth, and specialized interests.
Autism Scholarship Provider
TH/CS
The Galvin Therapy Center
25221 Miles Road, Suite F - Warrensville Heights, Ohio 44128 – 216-514-1600 For children with sensory processing disorders, occupational or speech-language needs, and social skills, GTC offers therapy, counseling, and social skills groups at their facility or at home.
Autism Scholarship Provider
TH
Therapy in Motion LLC
4710 State Road - Cleveland, Ohio 44109 - 216-459-2846 or 877-459-2846 A network of many therapists providing physical, occupational, speech language therapies in office or at home.
Autism Scholarship Provider
RA
LD (Learning Disabilities) Online
An extensive online resource for families with children who have learning disabilities including forums, advice, stories and more.
AS
Notre Dame Skills Lab
321 E. 260 St. - Euclid, Ohio 44132 - 216.291.2273 13000 Auburn Road - Chardon, Ohio 44024 - 440.286.7101 Ex. 1047 Two locations for individual or group tutoring needs.
MT/TH
Attachment and Bonding Center of Ohio
12608 State Road Suite 1 - Cleveland, Ohio 44133 - 440-230-1960 Evaluation and therapeutic treatment for children with attachment issues.
RA
Greater Cleveland Asperger Yahoo Support Group
An online support forum for parents and caregivers in Northeast Ohio that offers a place to ask questions and share resources and also find information on local service providers, programs, seminars and social activities.
RA
AutismNE Yahoo Support Group
An online networking and informational parent discussion email group for families in Northeast Ohio.
 
RA
Wright's Law
A trusted source for accurate, reliable informatiin about special education law and advocacy for children with disabilities.
OR
Sensory Friendly Films at AMC Theaters Ridge Park Square
4788 Ridge Road - Brooklyn, OH 44144 - 216-749-0260
Every month they present a popular movie for families to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment. The auditoriums dedicated to the program have their lights up, the sound turned down and audience members are invited to get up and dance, walk, shout or sing!
TH
Amy Lumadue, MA, PC
440-667-6238, amy.lumadue@att.net
Provides in-home therapeutic interventions and services to address children's developmental challenges and provide support and training for their families.
CP
Camp Sue Osborn
8090 Broadmoor Rd - Mentor, OH 44060 - 440-417-3210
Offers a two-week day camp and one-week residential camp for ages 5 to 22 for anyone who has an IEP (school recognized disability) and resides in Lake or Geauga County. Camp ratio is 2:1. Scholarships and bus service available. Held at the Perry YMCA facility.