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Supporting Your Child Through a COVID-19 School Year

Posted Nov 20, 2020 in Tips & Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected our world, and for school age children, this comes with it’s own set of challenges. Larger, heavier topics like COVID-19 are sometimes harder for children to grasp. As we are...


The Balancing Act

Posted Oct 26, 2020 in School News & Events

The Balancing Act How teachers talk to their students about COVID-19, express honest feelings, ease anxiety, and balance it all. Erika Goler and Amanda Katsilis, wearing colorful face masks and sitting six feet apart in their classroom,...


Exploring new schools for your child? Here’s what to ask.

Posted Oct 13, 2020 in Tips & Resources

Open House Season has arrived! Feeling overwhelmed? Here are six things to ask as an interested parent or guardian. Fall is officially here and definitely in full swing! This time of year, it is common for...


September Community Partner Spotlight

Posted Sep 15, 2020 in Community Resources

Based in Westlake, the mission of Connecting for Kids (CFK) is to provide education and support to families in Northeast Ohio who have concerns about their child. Connecting for Kids serves all families, including children...


August Community Partner Spotlight

Posted Aug 17, 2020 in Community Resources

Julie Billiart Schools is proud to spotlight Autism Speaks as our August Community Feature. Autism Speaks is committed to offering solutions for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. They strive to do...


10 of Our Favorite Children’s Books About Characters with Learning Disabilities

Posted Aug 05, 2020 in Tips & Resources

1.) Andy and His Yellow Frisbee Author: Mary Thompson Recommended Readers: Grades 1 through 5 Synopsis: This story is told from the perspective of Rosie, the protective sister of her autistic brother. Andy becomes preoccupied with spinning a...


Do IEPs Transfer from School to School?

Posted Aug 05, 2020 in Tips & Resources

Continuity Is Crucial While education plays a vital role in the success of any student, it’s even more crucial for students with an autism spectrum disorder or special learning challenge. Whether you’re switching schools in different...


Top 3 Summer Activities For Students That Have Learning Disabilities

Posted Aug 05, 2020 in Tips & Resources

Attend Summer Camp or Lessons There are many area summer camps and programs for children with learning disabilities that are fun and offer experiences that help children and teens build social skills and self-esteem. Camps designed...


Sensory Inclusive Spots in Northeast Ohio to Visit this Summer

Posted Aug 05, 2020 in Community Resources

Photo Credit: Image courtesy of Kulture City Sensory-Inclusive Activities Akron Zoo The Akron Zoo has partnered with nonprofit,KultureCity, to assure a family-friendly, sensory-inclusive experience for everyone. The zoo now has five quiet zones for guests who are in...


Teaching Students with Dyscalculia and Dysgraphia at Julie Billiart Schools

Posted Aug 05, 2020 in Industry News

What is Dysgraphia? If your child struggles with writing, you may have heard a teacher or therapist use the term dysgraphia. A Greek word meaning “the condition of disabled handwriting”, dysgraphia scientifically refers to the neurological...


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open-quote Julie Billiart Schools gave us hope after our daughter was diagnosed with a learning disability. At JB, she thrived in the small classes, received necessary therapies, and developed the self-confidence to ask for help when she needed it. close-quote

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open-quote My kids love everything about JB and look forward to going to school every day and seeing their friends and teachers. JB is truly a one of a kind school enriching young lives everyday. close-quote

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