Night at the Races

Saturday, Feb 25th at 6:00 pm At Courtyard by Marriott Canton The Golden Key is pleased to invite you to the 2nd annual Night at the Races event. Tickets for the event are $50.00 which includes a full buffet, dessert station and open bar all evening.  There are only 200 tickets available, so let us…

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Stop Telling Me What To Do!

This post was written by RDI Consultant Laura Hynes and was posted in the RDIConnect newsletter that you can read at the following web address: www.Rdiconnect.com .  Check it out- there’s a wealth of knowledge about autism there. I thought this was well worth the copy!  It helps explain how RDI- Relationship Development Intervention looks at…

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What Is Autism? What is Autism Spectrum Disorder?

April is Autism Awareness Month. Let’s learn a bit about autism….. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. With the May 2013 publication of…

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Ohio Scholarship Programs

Across Ohio, thousands of parents use state-funded scholarships to send their children to the school they choose. Through Ohio’s four scholarship programs, parents are able to direct a portion of their tax money that is designated for their child’s education. The Golden Key is a provider for two of those scholarship programs. Both are programs…

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Down Syndrome Awareness

What is Down Syndrome? In every cell in the human body there is a nucleus, where genetic material is stored in genes.  Genes carry the codes responsible for all of our inherited traits and are grouped along rod-like structures called chromosomes.  Typically, the nucleus of each cell contains 23 pairs of chromosomes, half of which…

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Dr Seuss

Oh what a week! It’s Dr Seuss week!  At the Golden Key we love Dr. Seuss and his books and ideas.  He has given so much to the world of literature and we love to share his books with our children. It’s great to hear them say those lines we grew up with too.  Did…

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The Joys of Dinnertime!

How many of you have dreams of sitting down to a quiet, sociable, enjoyable meal and then experience the reality of dinnertime with children?  If your dream becomes a nightmare, you are not alone. The idea of mealtime together may be a nice one, but the reality is far different. Dr. Thomas Phelan, author of…

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Welcome March!

I, for one, am glad to see the month of Feb leave.  The weather has been so difficult!  I know March may not be any better, but at least we are closer to Spring.  It’s such a difficult decision to make on closing services. For those working parents, I do try to keep the childcare portion…

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