Soon families experiencing homelessness in Cincinnati may be receiving an essential, game-changing resource: childcare. Every family needs good, reliable childcare options to secure and maintain employment, and families experiencing homelessness are no different. However, understanding the high-priority nature of this need required some research. So the LEND team (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities) at Cincinnati Childrenâ€™s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) sat down with caregivers experiencing homelessness to truly understand their perspective and most pressing needs.
Sometimes children with sensory sensitivities miss out on events like ballets and plays where noises and lights can be overwhelming. The Cincinnati Ballet wants to change that, and make the magic of The Nutcracker available to everyone. On December 22, for the first time in its history, the Cincinnati Ballet is offering a special sensory-friendly performance of The Nutcracker for families of individuals with sensory sensitivities.
Improving employment opportunities for people with disabilities is a huge task. Who better to take on the challenge than Justice Richard Bernstein? Justice Bernstein is the nationâ€™s youngest state Supreme Court justice and the first-ever state justice who is blind. He is also an attorney, a political science teacher, occasional radio show host, motivational speaker, consultant, world traveler, Iron Man, and marathon runner.