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Education, Schooling and IEPs

Neuropsychologist is a great place to start if you are unsure how or if hydrocephalus is affecting

your child’s ability to learn. They will perform a comprehensive examination, which reviews

both cognitive and emotional development and will provide recommendations, if any, for your

child.

Ohio Coalition for Education

The Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities (OCECD) is a statewide

nonprofit organization that serves families of infants, toddlers, children and youth with

disabilities in Ohio, educators and agencies who provide services to them. OCECD works

through the coalition efforts of over 40 parent and professional disability organizations and over

70 individual members which comprise the Coalition. OCECD has also been funded since 1984

to serve as the Parent Training and Information Center (PTI) for the state of Ohio from the

federal government, U.S. Dept of Education, Office for Special Education Programs

 

Website: https://www.ocecd.org/default.aspx

 

 

Jon Peterson Scholarship

Scholarship for Ohio students grade Kindergarten through 12 grade with an IEP should apply

Any child identified with a disability and qualifies for an IEP qualifies for the JPSN scholarship

Allows qualifying children to apply for private and/or special education services.

 

Website: http://www.education.ohio.gov/Topics/Other-Resources/Scholarships/Special-Needs-Scholarship

 

Special education resources for Ohio parents

Website: https://www.disabilityrightsohio.org

 

Hydrocephalus Association resource on IEPs

Website: https://www.hydroassoc.org/back-to-school-time/

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