Welcome House serves adults in Cuyahoga County with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Developmental disabilities affect the daily functioning of adults, often requiring varying degrees of assistance in daily living activities.

Welcome House serves clients with a wide range of developmental disability diagnoses such as Down’s Syndrome, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Fragile X syndrome, in addition to psychiatric disorders, physical disabilities and extensive medical issues.

The St. Edward High School’s St. Andre Scholars Program works tirelessly to create an unprecedented quality Catholic educational opportunity for students with moderate cognitive disabilities. Students will engage in a 4-year language based course of study, with a focus on career preparedness, accessing a special education modified curriculum that includes math, language, reading, life skills and communication. Each student will participate in select inclusion courses and earn a high school diploma while they participate in a buddy program with their same age peers as they access the co-curricular activities offered at St. Edward High School.

Founded in 1843, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine is the largest medical research institution in Ohio and is among the nation’s top medical schools for research funding from the National Institutes of Health. The School of Medicine is recognized throughout the international medical community for outstanding achievements in teaching. The school’s innovative and pioneering Western Reserve2 curriculum interweaves four themes – research and scholarship, clinical mastery, leadership, and civic professionalism – to prepare students for the practice of evidence-based medicine in the rapidly changing healthcare environment of the 21st century. Nine Nobel Laureates have been affiliated with the School of Medicine.

Internationally renowned, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital is a full service children’s hospital and pediatric academic medical center with experts in 16 medical divisions and 11 surgical specialties who offer nationally ranked care not available at other institutions in the region, including a center dedicated to adolescent and young adult cancer treatment and Northeast Ohio’s only single-site provider of advanced maternal fetal medicine and neonatology services. As an affiliate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and the only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center in the region, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital offers access to novel therapies, advanced technologies and clinical discoveries long before they are available nationwide. Rainbow pediatric specialists – all of whom also serve on the faculty at the School of Medicine-are engaged in today’s most advanced clinical research and are widely regarded as the best in the nation – and in some specialties, the best in the world.

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