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Independence, OH Autism and Emotional Support Resources

Independence resource blog

New Story Schools prides itself on being part of the vast and vibrant special education community in the areas we serve. However, we know that for most families, the need for services and support rarely ends with the school day. Thankfully, most areas offer a lot of additional services for autism support.

For our families in Independence, OH. here are just a few ideas of other resources:

  • Autism Society of Greater Cleveland is an organization that offers resources such as trainings, social activities, conferences, summer camps, and more. They specialize in advocacy, education, support, services, and research for the autism community. Their vision is to ensure that, “individuals and families living with autism are able to maximize their quality of life, are treated with the highest level of dignity, and live in a society in which their talents and skills are appreciated and valued.” Learn more here:
  • Milestones Autism Resources offers different services to support the autism community including individual and family consultation, Ohio Family Network to connect families to other resources, a self-advocate social group, professional consultation and training, and teen/adult services. Their website features over 1,000 other educational, therapeutic, medical, and recreational resources centered in Ohio. Learn more here:
  • The Music Settlement – Music Therapy offers “clinical, preventative, and supportive services focused on the healing powers of music on a large scale. Our board-certified music therapists utilize specially-designed, music-based interventions to enhance the lives of children and adults living with a variety of challenges.” Learn more here:
  • ABA Outreach Services is an organization that offers in-home services, social skills groups, school services and more. Their mission is, “To use Applied Behavior Analysis in a fun and natural way to transform the lives of kids with behavioral, social, and communication issues.” Learn more here:

Please note that New Story Schools is not affiliated with, nor do we endorse, these services, but simply provide this as a research resource.

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