Visit NCES at the Summer and Beyond Fair!

Next weekend, come visit North Coast Education Services and the Academic Fun & Fitness Camp at the 18th Annual Summer and Beyond Fair!  Local agencies and professionals will be on hand to answer all of your questions about area services for families and students with disabilities.  This is a time to network with families and get your questions answered. All …

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Apply Now for the Jon Peterson Scholarship!

Applications are now available for the Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship!   This scholarship is available to Ohio students with a diagnosed learning disability.  Instead of attending public or charter school, families can elect to apply for the scholarship and choose an alternative education for their child — such as a private school or homeschooling setting. Up to $27,000 may …

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Tutor Spotlight — Samantha

“All students can be successful!” — Samantha One of the key ingredients to being a successful educator is flexibility.  No two students learn in exactly the same way and it is the teacher’s responsibility to ensure they understand the curriculum.  A successful teacher knows how to adapt to the ever-changing needs of students. Samantha is a prime example of a …

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Join NCES at “Walk the Walk” for Autism!

On Sunday, January 24th, join North Coast Education Services at the Autism Society of Greater Cleveland’s “Walk the Walk: A Mile in their Shoes…” Come visit our table to speak with Nikki, our Director of Student Services.  Get specific recommendations for your student and information about some of our great programs — including the 2016 Academic Fun & Fitness Camp, …

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FREE Town Hall This Sunday — Autism Speaks on Adult Services

When it comes to finding new ideas and resources, you cannot say enough about the community.  Whether you are looking for a new daycare facility, changing your child’s school, or looking for a summer camp, there are always resources available.  Community provides you with the opportunity to collaborate, share ideas, and meet more people. Community resources are especially beneficial for families …

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Last Chance for the Jon Peterson Scholarship!

The Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship (JPSN) is an Ohio Department of Education scholarship that is awarded to families of children with learning differences.  This scholarship is made available to those families who choose not to send their child to their local public school district.  The money awarded by the scholarship is used to provide services outlined on the child’s Individualized …

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Apply Now for the Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship!

  In 2012, the state of Ohio began the Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship Program (JPSN). This program uses tax dollars to allow students with disabilities to receive a non-public education. North Coast Tutoring Services has been a provider to the Jon Peterson Scholarship since its inception.  We provide academic services to students according to the needs list on their IEPs. …

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State of Ohio Increases Autism & Jon Peterson Scholarships!

Governor Kasich signed the state budget into law last evening.  The budget includes increasing the Autism Scholarship and Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship each to $27,000. North Coast Tutoring Services engaged Brian Durdle, a Baker Hostetler lobbyist, in our efforts to make this happen.  He is tremendous at building relationships and maneuvering through the political arena.  We are grateful for …

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The More You Know — The Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship (JPSN)

Q: My child has a disability and now has an Individualized Education Plan (IEP).  I have researched ways to provide the best education for my child and learned I can receive funding through the Jon Peterson Scholarship.  Can you tell me more about it? A: Absolutely.  The Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship Program (JPSN) provides funding for the parents of …

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