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Here you'll find a collection of news articles and helpful resources!

Heidt Center Students visit Natl. Museum of Air Force

"Students in the autism services program at the Heidt Center of Excellence recently spent the day at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio."

TCH Family Visitation Center marks 1-year of service

"The Children's Home Family Visitation Program recently marked it's 1-year anniversary of service to parents and children, which was initially launched in partnership with the Hamilton County Domestic Relations Court."

Celebrating African-American History Month 2020

Join us in a look back through history to celebrate African-American History month this year!

Educational Benefits of Toy Blocks

"For centuries, parents and educators have known that children love to play with objects known as 'building blocks,' 'alphabet blocks,' or simply 'toy blocks.'"

Got-Special Kids

"Students at the Heidt Center of Excellence recently began training at Got Special Kids to learn workplace skills any employer would find valuable."

Social Media Use for Children & Adolescents

"Social media applications can be a way for youth to express themselves, learn about other cultures and ideas, and find information. At the same time, social media exposes youth to risks such as cyber-bullying, catfishing, and other online predators."

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

"PTSD has become common language in today's world, but what actually is it?"

Top Apps for Teens

"There are literally millions of computer and phone apps in cyberspace. It can be challenging for parents to keep up with and what's out there and what their teens are exposed to. The Children's Home took a look at the top apps teens are using in 2020."

A HUGS Story

"Thanks to the generous community of Greater Cincinnati, passionate volunteers, partner organizations and individual donors, we have hundreds of HUGS stories to share. Here is one of them."

The most wonderful time of year... for some

"According to a study called Map the Meal Gap 2019, nearly 140,000 people in Hamilton County alone have what the academic and professional communities call 'food insecurities.' In Clermont County, there are another 22,440.'"

Dangers of Teens & Vaping

"Vaping is a term commonly associated with using electronic or 'e-cigarettes.' Other names include 'e-cigs,' 'e-hookahs,' 'mods,' 'vape pens,' 'vapes,' and 'tank systems.'"

Shantytown Media Advisory

"Join us as our kids learn about homelessness in Greater Cincinnati."

Opioid use and danger of e-cigarettes among Greater Cincinnati youth

"The Children's Home of Cincinnati will continue to provide prevention and early intervention services to youth and will remain vigilant about upcoming trends such as a rising use of e-cigarettes, commonly referred to as 'vaping.'"

Flag Football

"The benefits of school sanctioned sports are many and constructive," said Melissa Grondin, autism services associate principal and one of Heidt Center's coaches.

The Children's Home Budget Bootcamp 2019

Budget Bootcamp is a unique exercise that equips students to make realistic financial and other related "real life" decisions while navigating a Game of Life experience.

Mike's Carwash partners with TCH - raises nearly $14k

Mike's Carwash stopped by our Red Bank Expressway campus Sept. 11, which houses The Children's Home Autism Services and preschool programs, and presented the students with a check for nearly $14,000.

Rockin' at Riverfest 2019

The Children's Home of Cincinnati recently announced the official co-chairs for this year's Rockin' at Riverfest, scheduled for Sept. 1 at Smale Riverfront Park.

Art Therapy

Art Therapy is an integrative mental health and human services profession that enriches the lives of individuals, families, and communities through active art-making, creative process, applied psychological theory, and human experience within a psychotherapeutic relationship, according to the American Art Therapy Association.

Autism Services program class of 2019

Fourteen students from The Children's Home of Cincinnati's Autism Services program graduated on May 20 with their high school diplomas at a ceremony in the gymnasium located on The Children's Home main campus.

2019 Best Workplaces in Ohio

The Children's Home of Cincinnati has been officially named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces in Ohio!

The Impact of Healthy Food on Education, Behavioral, and Mental Health in Youth

The science behind food nutrition illustrates that the nutrients found in these kinds of foods aid in brain function, better behavior and even academic test performance.

Guiding Your Child Through Tantrums

"Stay calm. Take a deep breath. Remember, your child is really just talking to you."

Identifying Autism in Girls

New studies are starting to question if the difference in prevalence can be accounted for the difficulty in identifying girls on the spectrum.

How to Handle "Evening Meltdowns"

Learn about how allowing children on the spectrum to "reboot" when they get home can help.

Media inquiries may be directed to:
Steven D. Wilson, Ed.D.



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