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Annual Inclusion Resource Fair

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Inclusion fair Bowsher High School
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The Lucas County Board of Developmental Disabilities presents the Inclusion Resource Fair every year to showcase:

  • Specialized schools
  • Afterschool programs
  • Community programs and activities
  • Summer camp services
  • Transportation options
  • Funding organizations
  • And much more!

Free downloadable guide here: Inclusive Community and Specialty Programs

Inclusion fair

Vendors and Programs

Many thanks to everyone who came to the 2024 Inclusion Fair on Wednesday, March 13. 

Here is a list of the vendors who signed up to have tables as of 3/7/2024:

A. Barrett Academy LLC
AB Education & Behavior Consulting LLC
The Ability Center
ACEing Autism
Adaptive Sports Ohio
aMAYSing Kids Broadcasting and Media Mentorship Program
Amazing Athletes
Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio, Inc.
Arrowhead Behavioral Health
Assured Health Services
Autism Academy of Learning
Avenues for Autism
Balance and Mobility Therapy
Beyond Expectations Supportive Services
Bittersweet, Inc.
Boy Scouts of America
Brightside Academy/ Head Start
Cindy’s Elderly Care
Courageous Community Services
Deaf Services Center
Dusty Boots
The Epilepsy Center
Family Success Network -Mercy Health
Goodwill Industries of Northwest Ohio
Great Lakes Community Action Partnership
Greater Toledo Challenger Little League
Health Partners of Western Ohio
Heartstring Melodies, LLC
Help Me Grow
HOPE Learning Academy
iDance APAC
Imagination Station
Infinite Care
Journey Through Life Services
Keys 2 Independent Living
Love Serving Autism
Lucas County Board of DD Programs (SALUTE, Family Ties, MAPS, FANs, Parent Partner, Assistive Technology)
Lucas County Family Council/Early Head Start
Make People Matter
Metroparks Toledo
Miracle League of Northwest Ohio
Ordinary Pioneer
RallyCap Sports (BGSU)
Rehab Dynamics, Inc.
REM Ohio / Ohio Shared Living
Sauder Village
The Special Horseman Connection
Special Olympics
Sunshine Communities
Thomas M. Wernert Center
Toledo Community Photography, LLC
Toledo Lucas County Public Libraries
Toledo Zoo ZOOTeen ADaPT Program
Urban Air
Urban Wholistics
Wiley Homes
Wood County Board of DD/ region 1 tech hub

Inclusive Community Programs & Summer Camps

Ability Center

Two summer programs offered this year for high school students with disabilities: Next Steps Summer Program and Youth Leadership Forum.

5605 Monroe St.
Sylvania, OH 43560
United States

ACEing Autism

On a mission for children with autism to grow, develop and benefit from social connections and fitness through affordable tennis programming.

1661 S Holland Sylvania Rd
Maumee, OH 43537
United States

Agility Angels

Uses the sport of dog agility to help individuals diagnosed with Autism develop social skills, physical abilities and self-confidence.

5605 Monroe St.
Sylvania, OH 43560
United States


AngelSense includes a GPS tracking device, assistive speakerphone, live monitoring and proactive alerting, to provide: Protection from Wandering & Bolting, Increased Levels of Inclusion, Effective Remote Support, Greater Independence & Confidence, Peace of Mind to Parents & Caregivers.

Autism Society of Northwest Ohio

Provide support, education, and advocacy to individuals, family members, and professionals affected by autism across the lifespan and the entire autism spectrum.

7140 Port Sylvania Dr.
Toledo, OH 43617
United States

Beyond Healthcare

Day treatment and after school programs that offer services for individual therapy, family involvement, medication management and care coordination.

3110 W. Central Ave.
Suite A
Toledo, OH 43606
United States

BGSU Academic Enrichment Camps

BGSU Pre-College Programs provides opportunities for students to experience the Bowling Green State University campus while expanding their knowledge, building life skills and exploring their interests.

Bittersweet Farms

Bittersweet Farms offers social and recreational programming for teens and adults on the autism spectrum throughout Northwest Ohio. These programs are based at our Whitehouse and Lima locations, with many of the offerings taking place in community settings. Summer programs available.

Boy Scouts of America

Programs are operated by age levels mixing lots of fun with outdoor activities.

5600 W Sylvania Ave.
Toledo, OH 43623
United States

Boys & Girls Clubs of Toledo

At the Boys & Girls Clubs of Toledo, we have a bold vision: that success is within the reach of every child. We believe every girl and boy deserves a safe place to learn and grow; ongoing relationships with caring adult professionals; life-enhancing programs, character development experiences, and hope and opportunity for the future.

2250 N. Detroit Ave.
Toledo, OH 43606
United States

Bright Horizons Advocacy & Consulting

Helping people with disabilities achieve dreams.

6020 W. Bancroft St.
Toledo, OH 43635
United States

Brightside Academy

Lucas County Head Start has three locations. Our team provides coordinated care to families of children with chronic health conditions or who have special needs. They work together with families to stabilize children’s health as well as align home and school support for children with Individual Education Plans (IEP’s) or challenging behaviors.

Brodie-Wargo Vision and Sensory Therapy Center

Our mission is to provide comprehensive therapeutic services to support the development of integration of the sensory systems and visual perceptual skills to allow for the individual to be comfortable and confident in home, work and school-based activities. 

840 W Boundary St. #25
Perrysburg, OH 43551
United States

Camp Invention

A confidence-boosting STEM summer camp where kids grades K-6 build creative inventions and lasting friendships. Led by local teachers at several locations.

Camp Nuhop

Help your child build confidence and self-esteem at our summer camp for kids with diagnoses such as, but not limited to:  autism spectrum disorder, learning disabilities, attention deficit, mood disorders, and neuroatypical children.

1077 Township Rd 2916
Perrysville, OH 44864
United States

Camp Widewater

It blends the natural beauty of a rural setting with exciting camp fun.

4050 US 24
Liberty Center, OH 43532
United States

Capable Kids

Our program is designed to provide intensive instruction to address comprehensive learning needs, as well as provide students with facilitated social interactions with peers. Instructors with extensive training in applied behavior analysis provide one-on-one intervention with opportunities for small group instruction.

2722 N Holland-Sylvania Rd.
Toledo, OH 43615
United States

Challenged Champions Equestrian Center

Using the horse and its environment, we provide equine assisted activities for people with a variety of special needs. The mission of the Challenged Champions Equestrian Center, Inc. is to enrich and change the lives of children and adults with special needs through facilitated equine activities.

11913 Rd 6
Ottawa, OH 45875
United States

Children’s Theatre Workshop

Offers an inclusive environment for youth of all backgrounds, cultures, and lifestyles where they have the opportunity to study many aspects of theatre arts, develop valuable life skills, and produce quality plays.

2417 Collingwood Blvd.
Toledo, OH 43620
United States

Code Ninjas

Transform your child's love for technology into an exciting learning adventure.

4024 N. Holland Sylvania Rd
Suites 10 &11
Toledo, OH 43623
United States

Core Success

Provides Adult Day Support, Community Respite, Homemaker Personal Care, & Residential Respite

5045 Douglas Rd.
Toledo, OH 43613
United States

Courageous Community Services

Courageous Community Services’ mission is to provide meaningful, inclusive opportunities for individuals with disabilities and their families through advocacy, education, and engaging recreational experiences.

12701 Waterville Swanton Rd.
Whitehouse, OH 43571
United States

Discovery Academy

A tuition-free community school serving grades K-6, with an Autism wing.

2740 W. Central Ave.
Toledo, OH 43606
United States

Down Syndrome Association of Greater Toledo

Our mission is to empower all individuals with Down syndrome to achieve their goals and reach their fullest potential by providing support, education and advocacy not only for the individual, but also their families and communities.

6910 Airport Hwy.
Suite 5A
Holland, OH 43615
United States

Duke Petting Farm

Exists to provide children a safe, fun, experience in equestrian skills and animal husbandry.

44 Samaria Rd.
Temperance, MI 48182
United States

Dusty Boots, LTD

Provide hippotherapy, riding lessons and summer camps for children of all ages and abilities.

15828 Otsego Pike
Weston, OH 43569
United States

Epilepsy Center

Educate the general public about epilepsy to eradicate misconceptions, to promote economic opportunities for people with epilepsy, and to provide programs, activities, and support for people with epilepsy.

1701 Holland Rd.
Maumee, OH 43537
United States

First Tee-Lake Erie

At First Tee - Lake Erie, our mission is to positively impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values, and promote healthy choices through golf.

4700 Hill Ave.
Toledo, OH 43615
United States

Flying Horse Farms

Flying Horse Farms makes it possible for children with serious illnesses to heal, grow, and thrive.

5260 State Route 95
Mt. Gilead, OH 43338
United States

Forte Music School

We offer one on one music lessons in person & online, for all instruments, voice, stage presence, musical theatre, for children and adults, beginners to advanced.

3208 W. Sylvania Ave.
Toledo, OH 43613
United States


Provides a School Age Educational Program and an Adult Day Program focusing on life skills and job training for individuals with Autism.

1660 Amesbury Rd.
Toledo, OH 43612
United States

Gateway Pediatric Therapy

Utilize the fundamental principles of Applied Behavior Analysis in order to develop language, social, academic, and daily living skills in children ages 0–21 with autism and related conditions.

5151 Monroe St.
Suite 232
Toledo, OH 43623
United States

Grace Community Center

Several youth programs, including EDU-CAMP STEM Summer Learning Program. Our summer day camp aggressively targets the prevention
of academic summer slide. The garden is used to support STEM-based learning and provides multi-sensory learning experiences to give children a strong foundation in basic STEM concepts. Youth development activities including physical movement, moral and social development as well as good nutritional training.  Geared for youth Pre-K to 8th grade.

406 W Delaware Ave.
Toledo, OH 43610
United States


For over 100 years, Harbor has been providing behavioral health care services to the community. Harbor has a summer work experience program. 

Hinds Educational Learning & Preparedness (HELP)

The HELP Center is a holistic and alternative educational center where we incorporate mindfulness into helping children, teens, and adults to help reduce stress and anxiety to help integrate a healthier lifestyle, educational experience and improve academics and test scores. The services we provide include mindful tutoring sessions from certified teachers in Reading, Writing, Science, and Math.

HOPE Learning Academy of Toledo

Provide an educational alternative for students with mild learning disabilities and those who struggle in a traditional classroom environment.

4234 Monroe St.
Toledo, OH 43606
United States

Hopebridge Autism Therapy Center

Hopebridge Autism Therapy Centers are committed to reducing autism evaluation wait times and providing personalized therapy for kiddos touched by behavioral, physical, social, communication and sensory challenges. Provides a one-of-kind comprehensive and coordinated treatment plan with a full range of professional services for children with autism, from ages 15 months to 10 years. 

1900 Indian Wood Circle
Maumee, OH 43537
United States

I am Boundless

Provides people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and behavioral health challenges the freedom and opportunity to live boundless lives. The Boundless mission is to build a world that realizes the boundless potential of all people.

28555 Starbright
Perrysburg, OH 43551
United States

iDance Adaptive Performing Arts & Fitness Center

Our mission is to inspire a love of performing arts through creative expression, and to provide supports for healthy life habits for people of all abilities. iDance offers a diverse curriculum for students of all ages and abilities. Classes are held throughout the week and performances throughout the year.

151 N Michigan St.
Ste 329
Toledo, OH 43604
United States

International Boxing Club

Provides free after school programs for kids 8-18. Knock Out Parkinson’s, in conjunction with UT and UTMC, is free for adults with Parkinson’s disease.

5965 Telegraph Rd.
Toledo, OH 43612
United States

Little Krew's Learning Center

Provides tailored quality and cognitively based childcare that matches each child's developmental needs.

4428 Secor Rd.
Toledo, OH 43623
United States

Little Tots Transport

Our goal is to provide transportation services for parents of children with special needs. Our services are also inclusive of typical peer children as well as teens and adults. For teens and adults, the services are provided under Right on Time Transport. 

Lucas County Early Intervention

Early Intervention is a statewide system that provides coordinated services to parents of young children with disabilities and developmental delays. 

1 Government Center
Toledo, OH 43604
United States

Mini Motions Dance Center

Classes for dance and motor skills.

2437 Tremainsville Rd.
Toledo, OH 43613
United States

Miracle League of Northwest Ohio

A custom designed field that removes the barriers that keep children off the baseball field.

700 Lemoyne Rd.
Brentwood Park
Northwood, OH 43619
United States

Monroe United Methodist

Will have a summer camp program along with a summer Freedom School which is a summer reading program along which includes dance, music and cardio drumming. They also have free adult fitness classes.

3613 Monroe St
Toledo, OH 43606
United States

Musically Me

Early childhood music classes, in-person and virtual located in the greater Toledo area for children birth through age 6. Contact Cheryl at 419-250-3541 or via email at

Nami Greater Toledo

FREE specialized peer support groups, mental health educational courses for individuals and their families, children's programming, and art support groups.

4334 Secor Rd.
Toledo, OH 43623
United States

New Horizon’s Academy

Wauseon and Springfield locations provide the highest quality of educational programming available and empower children with disabilities to reach their full potential.

Padua Center

They have several different programs, including a young man and young woman’s group ages 8yrs-15 yrs old, they also have mentoring and tutoring programs.

1416 Nebraska Ave.
Toledo, OH 43607
United States

Rally Cap Sports at University of Toledo

At RallyCap Sports we believe people with special needs should be able to play sports, just like everyone else! We provide recreational sports specifically designed for children and young adults with special needs.

Rehab Dynamics

A private therapy practice located in northwest Ohio that caters to children with special needs and their families.

3160 Central Park West Dr.
Toledo, OH 43617
United States

Rising Stars Dance Academy

Offers quality, modest, family friendly dance classes for toddlers to teens in the Toledo area!

2222 N Reynolds Rd.
Toledo, OH 43615
United States

RiverFront Studios

Provide a wide variety of art and music classes for the whole family.

36 North Third Street
Waterville, OH 43566
United States

S.T.E.A.M. University

S.T.E.A.M. University is a creative space for kids to innovate, build and engineer ideas. We engage our student's creative minds and ignite their inventive thinking through hands-on workshops in a fun learning environment.

316 N Michigan Ave.
Toledo, OH 43612
United States

Safe Splash Swim School

A leading year-round provider of warm water swim lessons for kids and adults of all abilities. 

1510 Spring Meadows Dr.
Holland, OH 43528
United States

Sara's Garden

In collaboration with New Horizons, provides clients with specialized, comprehensive Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Autism Intervention, Conductive Education, Occupational Therapy, Sensory Integration and Speech-Language Pathology services.

620 W Leggett St.
Wauseon, OH 43567
United States


Helps preserve the environment in NW Ohio and SE Michigan by re-using and selling donated scrap material for arts and craft projects, teaching resource conservation and providing educational enrichment in the arts for all ages.

333 West Wayne St.
Maumee, OH 43537
United States

Sensational Kids Daycare & Learning Center

Offers developmentally based daycare and learning services. Offers on‐site occupational, physical, and speech therapy.

6060 Merger Dr
Holland, OH 43528
United States

Simply Stated & Painted

A ceramics painting studio with hundreds of ceramic bisque pieces you can paint.

2534 Parkway Plaza
Maumee, OH 43537
United States

Sleek Academy

To prepare students with skills they will need in the future, Sleek Academy combines project-based learning exercises with a curriculum founded by Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics; otherwise known as STEAM.

519 Ordway Ave.
Bowling Green, OH 43402
United States

Special Ninjas Therapeutic Martial Arts

Program adapted for all with Developmental and Physical Disabilities. Therapeutic karate program for individuals ages 7- adult. This program offers in-person lessons and open sensory play.

2410-4 Key St.
Toledo, OH 43614
United States

Special Olympics

Offers people with intellectual disabilities everywhere “the chance to play, the chance to compete and the chance to grow.”

1154 Larc Lane (Admin Bldg)
Toledo, OH 43614
United States

Sunshine Communities

Supports men, women and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, offering residential, vocational and recreational services.

7223 Maumee Western Rd.
Maumee, OH 43537
United States

SuperSchade’s SuperCamp

Provides a year round program to support and empower all transition aged individuals with the life skills needed to live and prosper in the community.

P.O. Box 599
Holland, OH 43528
United States

Sylvania STEM Center

Their mission is to inspire young people to become science and technology leaders by engaging them in exciting STEM based activities in and out of the classroom.

7335 W. Sylvania Ave.
Sylvania, OH 43560
United States

The Autism Academy of Learning

A publicly funded charter school providing year-round educational services to students with autism in an environment that fosters acceptance, trust and success.

110 Arco Drive
Toledo, OH 43607
United States

The Pediatric Center, Inc.

From vaccinations to behavioral advice, they provide a variety of health care services to protect kids against sickness and teach them good habits they can follow for their entire lives. Three locations in Toledo, Oregon, and Lambertville.

3900 Sunforest Court
Suite 215
Toledo, OH 43623
United States

The Sight Center of Northwest Ohio

Provides a unique blend of programs and services that help people of all ages work, learn, play, and live independently with permanent vision loss.

1002 Garden Lake Pkwy.
Toledo, OH 43614
United States

Toledo Ballet

Wellness classes offered in Pilates, Chi Kung, & Yoga. Adaptive Dance classes available for kids on Saturday and teen & adults on Thursdays.

5327 Monroe St.
Toledo, OH 43623
United States

Toledo Lucas County Public Library

TLCPL is here for you – in- person and online! School help, home delivery, computer access, 24/7 eMedia resources, and MORE. Call 419.259.5200 or visit any of our 20 locations!

Toledo Police Activity League

In partnership with the Toledo Police Department, City of Parks, Recreation and Forestry and community volunteers, Toledo PAL builds character in young people through athletic, academic, and leadership development programs.

1111 E. Manhattan Blvd.
Toledo, OH 43608
United States

Toledo Symphony Youth Orchestras

The Toledo Symphony Orchestra is a community-supported organization of professional musicians and teachers who deliver quality performance and music education for all.

1838 Parkwood Ave.
Toledo, OH 43604
United States


Dynamic program for any athlete facing special cognitive, physical and/or emotional challenges, allowing them to experience the game of soccer along with other players in their peer group.

Unruly Arts

Nestled in the Artists Village at Toledo Botanical Garden is an art studio where people of all ages and abilities can create.

5403 Elmer Dr.
Toledo, OH 43615
United States

Urban Air Adventure Park

Urban Air is transformed into a calmer atmosphere for those with special needs and sensory processing difficulty, their siblings, and caregivers, during their Sensory Friendly Play hours. There are no flashing lights, no music, and no whistles. These nights are the first Monday of the month (except holidays).

5243 Airport Highway
Toledo, OH 43615
United States

UT National Youth Sports Program

Provides economically disadvantaged youth, ages 9 to 16, the opportunity to receive daily sports instruction and educational programs.

UT T2 Program

Toledo Transition (T2)- Postsecondary Transition Program for Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

UTMC Driving Evaluations & Training

The University of Toledo Medical Center is one of just two facilities in northwest Ohio to offer this unique program to assess and train elderly drivers or drivers with disabilities and other impairments.

Wood County Plays

Inclusive playgrounds are thoughtfully designed, safe spaces for all children regardless of size, mobility, or ability. They remove barriers of exclusion caused by traditional playgrounds and provide sensory-rich experiences. Two inclusive playgrounds located in Perrysburg and Bowling Green.

26350 Fort Meigs Rd
Perrysburg, OH 43551
United States


Programs are focused on the mission of eliminating racism and empowering women. Also has a Child Care Resource and Referral Department.

1018 Jefferson Avenue
Toledo, OH 43604
United States

Zepf Center

Services include child & adolescent psychiatric, medical, residential, and therapy services, as well as career development. Six locations in the Toledo area.

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