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Ohio Coalition for the Education
of Children with Disabilities

Giving a voice
to parents and children
dealing with life's challenges

Need Assistance?

Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities works with parents to help them obtain the assistance they need. If you need one-to-one assistance, call (800) 374-2806 ext. 20 or email ocecd@ocecd.org.


     


  • Top Ten Tips for Parents
    November 4, 2014


    This regional training will be held from 6:00 – 9:00 pm at the Independence Civic Center, 6263 Selig Blvd., Independence, Ohio 44131.

    Presenters will be Susan C. Stone Of Counsel at McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman Co., L.P.A and Katherine E. Wensink Of Counsel at McDonald Hopkins LLC.

    Click Here for Flyer Top_Ten_Tip_for_Parents_Flyer_11-4-14

    To register click here - https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CVGKWQH

    If you have questions, please contact Tammie Sebastian, OCECD, at 800-694-6402.

    "The Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities does not endorse any attorney or firm for specific legal advice to a family member or other participant in a workshop or training. Such training or workshop is to provide general information on any topic of discussion and is not intended as legal advice.”

  • OCECD's 12th Annual Partnering for Progress Conference - November 6, 2014

    “You Can’t Fight the Frontal Lobe!... What ALL Adult Brains Should Know About All Children Brains”
    Jo Mascorro, M. Ed.

    Register here http://www.cvent.com/d/94qvcc/4W

    HURRY AND REGISTER, IT CLOSES OCTOBER 30th!!

    Jo Mascorro, M. Ed., author of “Don’t Look Now, Your Behavior is Showing!” is an outstanding national speaker with 30 years of experience in education. She provides training in behavior intervention, communication strategies, and programming for students with disabilities.

    She will be presenting: “You Can’t Fight the Frontal Lobe!... What ALL Adult Brains Should Know About All Children Brains” About anticipation, expectations, individual brain, ownership and accountability.

    November 6, 2014
    9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. registration starts at 8:30 a.m.
    Crowne Plaza North Columbus
    Columbus, Ohio

    CEUs
    Step Up To Quality units have been approved for 5 hours
    Ohio Department Of Developmental Disabilities and
    Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Units– pending approval

  • OCECD's Redesign Project Reports

    Redesign_Final_Report_Oct_2013.pdf
    Redesign_Literature_Review_July_2013.pdf Redesign_Ohio_Special_Education_Oct_2013.pdf

  • OCECD Resources Now Available to Download Here


    Fact Sheet 2-2014

    Outreach Brochure 7-2014

    Fill in Publication Order Form 9-2014

    Training Descriptions 3-2014

    Training Descriptions Spanish 3-2014

    Building Communication Thru Letter Writing 11-2012

    Building Communication Thru Letter Writing Spanish 10-2011

    Parents' Rights in the Special Education Process 8-2014

    Understanding Special Education Process Spanish

    Call 800-374-2806 if you have any questions or need additional resources on other topics or in a different language.

  • Website Feedback

    Click through our site and let us know if you like it and if you have suggestions. Please contact Lee Ann Derugen, Webmaster at leeannd@ocecd.org. If you are a parent needing assistance, call Martha Lause at 800-374-2806 ext. 20 or email her at ocecd@ocecd.org.



  • Disability Definitions


    OCECD's list of definitions of services under IDEA 2004 and Section 504.