About TRAN members

Agility Angels
Agility Angels serves families with children or teens diagnosed with ASD from ages 5 to 21.  Students are never turned away based on inability to pay.  Scholarships are provided for any family wishing to participate.  Agility Angels is a recreational activity, but benefits can be seen in areas of social skill development as well as gross and fine motor development.  Parents will also find the Agility Angels community of volunteers to be a supportive environment for their children and families as well.

Autism Academy of Learning
The Autism Academy of Learning is a publicly funded charter school providing year-round educational services to students with autism between the ages of five and twenty-two in an environment that fosters acceptance, trust and success.

Autism Model School
Autism Model School provides year-round, intensive educational program for students with autism ages 5 – 22.  Evidence-based educational practices including Applied Behavior Analysis, Direct Instruction, Vocational Programs including PAES Lab, and Community-Based Work Experiences.  Free to residents of Ohio.  Transportation provided to residents of Lucas County.  No-obligation application.

Autism Society of Northwest Ohio
The mission at the Autism Society of Northwest Ohio is to improve the lives of all affected by autism. Services include: information about autism and related topics; autism specific and “autism friendly” referrals; family support groups including a SibShop for the brothers and sisters of children with ASD and a social group for young adults on the spectrum; educational workshops through our Practical Solutions to Everyday Challenges in Autism workshop series which feature autism experts; use of the Boardmaker® program to make visual supports; special education assistance; a summer school program for children 3-22; family events; collaborative programs like the Special Needs Planning workshop series; public awareness activities; an e-newsletter; and community and legislative advocacy on behalf of  all affected by ASD.

Bittersweet Farms
Bittersweet, Inc. provides a variety of programs and services for adolescents and adults with ASD at four sites in Ohio. World-renowned, Bittersweet provides supportive and well-structured programs that emphasize meaningful activities and work, and an avenue for using special talents and abilities.

Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green State University, College of Education & Human Development, School of Intervention Services offers online graduate degree programs in Autism Spectrum Disorders, Assistive Technology, and Secondary Transition.
Each year an Autism Summit is held on campus to promote awareness and collaboration in Northwest Ohio.  A nationally recognized keynote speaker is invited to share their expertise in a daylong conference. 

 Capable Kids
Capable Kids provides applied behavior analysis to children with autism and other developmental disabilities. The program is designed to provide intensive instruction to address comprehensive learning needs, as well as provide students with facilitated social interaction with peers. Instructors with extensive training in Applied Behavior Analysis provide one-on-one intervention with opportunities for small group instruction. Capable Kids offers a school year and a summer program along with center and home-based supplemental services.

Center for Excellence in Autism, University of Toledo Medical Center
The Center for Excellence in Autism provides many services that emphasize the dynamic needs of children, adolescents and adults with ASD including assessment and evaluation, individual and family therapy, skill-building groups, pre-vocational and transition sevices, and community-based services.

Great Lakes Collaborative for Autism
The mission of the Great Lakes Collaborative for Autism (GLCA) is to inspire the growth of opportunities that will create a limitless future for all touched by autism. The GLCA collaborates with partners, identifies and funds services and initiatives that will enrich the lives and grow the future for all touched by autism. 

As the largest mental health provider in Northwest Ohio, Harbor provides a wide range of services, including diagnostic evaluations, therapy, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), psychological testing developmental pediatrics, psychiatry, family medicine, adult day services for individuals with developmental disabilities, vocational programs for those with barriers to employment, school-based achievement programs, wellness education, and Employee Assistance Programs for businesses.

iTaalk Autism Foundation
The iTaalk Autism Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit with a mission to grant assistive technology devices to individuals with autism, and educate the world on the latest technologies that benefit individuals with special needs.

Lucas County Board of Developmental Disabilities
The Lucas County Board and its network of certified providers deliver a variety of individualized services and supports to eligible individuals.  The LCBDD mission is to assure that people with developmental disabilities have the same opportunities and life experiences as all other citizens.  Services include Early Intervention, Family Support Services, Service and Support Administration, Vocational Supports, Transportation and Residential Supports.  To learn about eligibility requirements, please call the Board’s Intake Dept. 

Mercy Autism Services
Mercy offers specialized intensive intervention clinic serving children with ASD from birth through the age of 12.  Mercy offers speech therapy, occupational therapy, feeding therapy, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), and the PLAY Project.  Services can be provided in a small group format or in a 1:1 setting.  Clinic, home, and community based services available. 

Perrysburg Exempted Village Schools
The operating standards ensure that students with disabilities have opportunities for equal access to the general education curriculum, equal participation in education and school activities, and transition planning for life after high school. Perrysburg Schools offers Intervention and Special Education services.

ProMedica Toledo Children’s Hospital Autism Early Learning Program (AELP)
TCH AELP offers intensive Applied Behavior Analysis intervention for children with autism from diagnosis to 6 years. The program operates year-round with full day and half day options. Programs are individualized, with 1:1 intervention at first, followed by small group as the child progresses.  Instruction focuses on communication, behavior, play, socialization, and developmentally appropriate skill acquisition.

Self Reliance Center
Self Reliance is an afterschool and full day summer program for teenagers and young adults who have a diagnosis of autism or on the spectrum. Focusing on daily living, cooking, social and vocational skills, as well as recreational activities. Cost: $20 after school, hours are M-Th 2:00pm-6:00pm and F 2:00pm-5:30pm. Summer program starts Monday, June 9, 2014 and ends Friday, August 15, 2014; hours are M-F 8:30am-5:30pm. Cost: $40 full day and $20 half day (four hours or less).