Welcome to the Hudson City School District Parent Mentor Webpage:


Please click on Recreational Opportunities Files and  Upcoming Trainings and Events Files for current offerings.

 For social opportunities for Hudson and surrounding areas under RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FILES to view:

 NEW**** Soccer4All Spring Session Information and Registration -  go to recreational opportunities files




(please contact the Parent Mentor for any questions Rudzitid@hudson@edu)


Game Spot will meet the following dates from 3:00 – 4:30 in the Middle School Media Center and will be facilitated by two Middle School teachers, two educational aides and the Parent Mentor :


Sept. 25

Oct 9

Oct 23


Nov27 - No Game Spot - Thanksgiving break
Dec 4 ***note day change from 2nd Wednesday to the first Wednesday this month
Dec 25 - No Game Spot - Winter break
Jan 8
Jan 22
Feb 12
Feb 26
PLEASE NOTE: Game Spot is cancelled for the month of March due to some unavoidable schedule conflicts and Spring Break.
April 2*** note day change from 2nd Wednesday to the first Wednesday this month
April 23
May 14

State Support Team Region 8/Parent Access Collaborative (PAC) will offer free workshops!


All meetings (*except the September 25 field trip and the November 13 workshop) will be held at the Summit County Educational Service Center.  There will be no May meeting this school year.  Watch for monthly flyers, which will be more specific to the topic.  All meetings require an RSVP.  All meetings at the ESC will have lunch provided to those who RSVP and specifically state that they are staying for lunch.  Any questions, please contact Susan Foley (susanfoley1@att.net) or Tami Vandygriff (tamivandygriff@yahoo.com).   To register, please call Alice Doyle at 330 929-6634 ext. 511232 or email at aliced@cybersummit.org. 









January 15, 2014

  9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Mental Health – Services and Supports

Child Guidance and Family Solutions Panel

February 12, 2014

  9:30 am – 12:30 pm

DD Panel - Who, What, Why, and When

Intake, funding & FSS dollars, transition, day programming and more.

Speakers from DD to be announced.

March 12, 2014

  9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Writing Good Transition Plans

John Wachovec - Work Study Coordinator

Penny Haser - Work Study Coordinator

Helen Brophy - SST8 Transition Consultant

Rachel Queen – KSU Outreach Director

April 9, 2014

9:30 am – 2:00 pm

**Extended Meeting**

“What’s New in Ohio?” Learn about waivers, scholarships, legislation and so much more…

Gary Tonks, Exec. Director, ARC of Ohio

Dates, times, and topics are subject to change.

  What's new?  What events or trainings are coming up?

Read below and be sure to click on upcoming trainings and events files to view fliers



  AUTISM RESOURCE GUIDE - A comprehensive guide published through the Cleveland Clinic that provides very useful information.
To view this pdf, click on Autism Spectrum Disorder Files.

Upcoming programs for people with mental and behavioral challenges. Check on Upcoming Trainings and Events File


 NEW !

Program at Lifecenter Plus SPLASH and Shout Hooray Social Events. Groups are divided among elementary and MS /HS ages.          see flier   __________________________________________________________________________________________________

 ALSO - Please check under Upcoming Trainings and Events files  to view the fliers for:

 Legal Events to the links for "Protecting Assets for Child with a Disability" and "Trust Advisors list" is available 

NEW - Assistive Technology website modules - click on the link located under "links to helpful websites"




 For those interested in information on Transition from school to work and post secondary options: please click on Transition Information Files under Transition on the parent mentor website. Info includes:

-  Article on new program at KSU for students with cognitive disabilities that want to attend college
-  Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission factsheet

- Autism Speaks has a downloadable  Transition Toolkit available. Go to
www.autismspeaks.org and type in transition toolkit. It will prompt you for some demographic info then you can download it




Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children With Disabilities


FREE trainings - register today! (keep scrolling doen the page - many are in our area).

This is the  OCECD Website link and instructions on where to go for regional and Webinar trainings.  Go to www.ocecd.org and click on the Trainings tab, then click on Webinar Registration or Regional Training Registration to see what is available for each type of training.  These trainings are for parents and professionals at no cost.


For questions regarding this page, please contact Parent Mentor
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