NCES Tutor

Vive Le Difference — The North Coast Tutor

For over 30 years, North Coast Education Services has been providing quality private in-home tutoring to the families of Northeast Ohio.  NCES Vice President John Kusik shares some of the key factors that have led to our success in his latest article. Vive Le Difference! with North Coast Education Services John Kusik, NCES Vice President Yes, there is a tremendous …

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Back to School Tutoring

Back to School Tutoring — What Options Are Available?

Back to school season can cause anxiety for everyone – students, teachers, and parents.  Students worry about homework, teachers fret about standardized tests, and parents hope for good grades.  No matter the problem, back to school tutoring may be the solution. Click here for four tips to help you get ready to go back to school! Don’t Wait for a …

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Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship Program

Applications Now Available for the 2016-2017 Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship

Attention Ohio parents!  If you are the parent of a child with a learning disability, you may qualify to receive funds toward your child’s education through the Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship (JPSN). What is the Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship? The Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship is available to school-aged children (ages K – 18) who have a diagnosed …

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Summer and Beyond Fair 2017 Info

The 2017 Summer and Beyond Fair is Two Weeks Away!

Are you looking into summer options for your family?  If you have a child with a disability, you won’t want to miss this incredible free event. Organized by State Support Team Region 3 (SST3) and sponsored by the Educational Service Center of Cuyahoga County (ESC), the Summer and Beyond Fair is a free event for families of children with disabilities. A …

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NCES Seeks Intervention Specialists for Immediate Referrals

Attention Intervention Specialists! Looking for a tutoring opportunity near your home?   North Coast Education Services has immediate tutoring referrals available for licensed intervention specialists.  Interested individuals must have a current Ohio Department of Education intervention specialist license. Tutoring opportunities vary between programs.  Here are the current needs: Home Instruction Seeking licensed intervention specialists to tutor high school students on home …

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Six More Days for the Jon Peterson Scholarship!

Have you heard the news? You only have six more days to apply for the Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship! This scholarship is made available to Ohio students who have a child with a diagnosed learning disability.  The proceeds of the scholarship are used for the student to have an alternative education experience, as opposed to the public school system.  Students …

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Sensory-Friendly Performance of “A Christmas Carol”

Live performances are an entrancing experience.  There is an undeniable thrill to be in a performance venue, experiencing the lights and the sounds as you are taking on a priceless journey. For children and adults on the autism spectrum, attending a live performance can be an entirely different experience due to overstimulation and sensitivity.  Many individuals cannot stay seated in a dark theater …

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Northeast Ohio Recreational Opportunities for the Mentally and Physically Challenged

A few months ago, North Coast Education Services participated in the Connecting for Kids 5th annual Meet and Greet event. We had a wonderful time mingling with families and fellow organization committed to help struggling students succeed. While we were there, we learned about a fantastic organization: Special Stars of the North Coast a recreational group for the mentally and …

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“The Key to Autism” by Dr. Cara Daily

“I have personally known Dr. Cara Daily, PhD for many years.  She is very attuned to the needs of children and adolescents on the Autism Spectrum.  I’ve read her new book and it could be very helpful to your staff in gaining insight into this growing population in our schools.  Dr. Daily’s book, The Key to Autism, is well written …

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Autism & the Power of Music

Not much is known about the cause of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).  What is known is that every individual on the spectrum experiences it a little differently. Through the years, more studies have surfaced about programs, support, and activities that are particularly beneficial to the Autism community.  One of these is music. This wonderful infographic shows some of the incredible …

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