OSSB Panther Paws News
Friday, November 20, 2020 - Week Eleven
First Ever Virtual NCASB Forensic Championships!!
~Athletic Director, Alison Brewer
Pantherwear - Coming Spring 2021
Independent Living Skills Classes - Knives Ready!!
Turkey Dance Videos for Thanksgiving Fun!
Thanksgiving is just around the corner! Here are some cool 😎 “Turkey”🦃 videos to dance and sing along with your family & friends. Enjoy your break with some movement activities! Just click on the links below, and let us know which one is your favorite! ~Ms. Michelle Johnson, Activity Therapist
OOD Works Podcast features OSSB EDGE Program graduate
Last year, Brock Ewing of Marion, participated in the EDGE (Education, Development, Growth, Employment) program, a post-secondary school-year experience at the Ohio State School for the Blind (OSSB). The EDGE program in conjunction with Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities and the student's home school district assists students in preparing for work and life after High School.
Brock is featured on this months episode of the OOD Works Podcast, and he is joined by Joanie Shell, OOD Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor with the Bureau of Services for Visually Impaired who works with all transition-age OSSB students. Congratulations to Brock and Joanie for being featured on the podcast! Click on the button below to learn more about Brock's experiences! For more information about the EDGE program, please contact the program coordinator, Mrs. Tamara Fisher.
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New Program Available to Families of Children Learning 100% Remotely
Last week, Ohio Governor Mike Dewine announced Learning Aid Ohio, a grant program that aims to provide supplemental learning support for students with IEPs during this unique school year. The grant provides for a supplemental tutoring program, Learning Aid Ohio that DeWine says can assist parents with the challenges of virtual learning. Eligible families can apply for up to $1,500 in grant funding to cover tutoring costs and other needed support. You must fill out an application and be approved to begin services.
- You must be an Ohio resident
- Your child must be learning full-time remotely
- Child must be on an IEP during the 2020-2021 school year
- You must be experiencing financial hardship
The OSSB Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to raising funds to support students and programming at the Ohio State School for the Blind.