Richards Learning Systems

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There is a literacy crisis in our country.  Millions of Americans cannot read and it has an enormous economic impact on our community.  We have a simple solution that will solve this problem – a revolutionary video reading series that will teach students and train teachers at the same time.  But we need your help. An Award Winning Curriculum – …

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Connecting for Kids — November 2017 Programs

Community is what brings us all together.  In this big world, it’s comforting to know that there are people out there just like you.  Same interests, same hobbies, same backstory.  When you find someone you can relate to, that big world can seem just a little bit smaller.  Connecting for Kids helps make the world seem smaller. Connecting for Kids …

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New Enrollment Update for the Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship

BY CAROLE RICHARDS The Ohio Department of Education has two exciting programs for children with disabilities: Autism Scholarship Program (since 2004) Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship Program (JPSN) (since 2012-13 School Year) In this article, I will explain the Jon Peterson Scholarship Program. Who is eligible to apply for the Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship? Any child with a disability, …

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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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Meet Valerie — New Director of the Autism and Jon Peterson Scholarships

On Monday, June 19th, Valerie Cooper joined North Coast Education Services as our new Director of the Autism Scholarship and Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship programs. About Valerie Cooper: Valerie earned her Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from The Ohio State University and worked for investment and employee benefits brokerage firms in downtown Cleveland before returning to Notre Dame …

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Are You an Encourager or an Enabler?

  By Carole Richards   Our company works with many students with disabilities.  (Click here to learn about our special education services.)  It is fascinating to see how some of our students are very independent and others extremely dependent on their parents or others. Our Encourager Families For example, we had a camper who weighed just 1 pound 2 ounces …

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Academic Fun & Fitness Camp 2017

Register Now for the Academic Fun & Fitness Camp!

Looking for a rewarding summer experience for your child?  Consider the Academic Fun & Fitness Camp – an Ohio special needs summer camp offering reading, math, social skills development, and more! Multi-Sensory Academics Mornings at the Academic Fun & Fitness Camp are dedicated to multi-sensory academics.  Our dedicated camp directors read through testing reports for every camper and place them …

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Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship Program

Final Chance for Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship

There are less than two weeks to apply for the Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship.  If you are interested in this opportunity for your child, apply today! What is the Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship? The Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship is a program in the state of Ohio for school-aged children (grade K – age 18) with a diagnosed …

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Connecting for Kids Meet and Greet

Save the Date — 2017 Connecting for Kids Meet and Greet

We are just three weeks away from the 2017 Connecting for Kids Meet and Greet.  This free event is for Northeast Ohio families of struggling students, with or without a formal diagnosis.  And now, you can win a prize just for preregistering for the event! About the Connecting for Kids Meet and Greet The Connecting for Kids Meet and Greet …

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