Parent Mentor

Parent Mentor

Welcome Parents and Staff!  I'm Shari DeCarlo, Parent Mentor for Mayfield City Schools. As Parent Mentor, I guide and assist families through the special education process. I also provide information and resources to parents and staff. Home and school work together to meet the needs of your unique learner. My role is to strengthen your child's team through partnership and collaboration. 
 
How To Contact Me
Ph/Txt:440-554-1750      sdecarlo@mayfieldschools.org       
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GETTING STARTED

CLASSES, ACTIVITIES AND MORE

 These programs are not administered by, or affiliated with, Mayfield City Schools. 
 
Red Treehouse Red Treehouse
A one stop search engine for all things special needs, from physicians to cooking classes.
 
Connecting for Kids  (coming to Mayfield in 2019!) Connecting for Kids
 Education and support to families with concerns about their child, birth to 13
 
Friendship Circle of Cleveland Friendship Circle
 Peer to Peer activities, socialization, and support for special needs children and young adults.
 
Beyond Words Center Beyond Words
Music Therapy and Adaptive Music Lessons.  Beachwood, Fairlawn, N Royalton, or your home
 
ASD and related diagnoses, ages 3-23 years. Classes focus on practical skills, such as packing lunch or basic kitchen skills
 
Milestones Autism Resources, http://milestones.org/
Milestones Autism Resources helps individuals with autism reach their unique potential.  Focused on educating and coaching for family members and professionals in evidence-based practical strategies. Conferences, workshops, professional development, referral calls and online resources connect the autism community with vital information, and each other.

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Helpful Websites

These Websites are not administered by Mayfield City Schools.  Please use your own best judgement when visiting websites. 
EARLY LITERACY
MENTAL ILLNESS

DYSLEXIA/DYSCALCULIA/DYSGRAPHIA 

MOST DIFFERENCES, FROM BiPolar to Tourette's
  • Child Mind Institute has information about most differences, including trauma, military family issues, selective mutism, and many more that you will find few other places
 
CHILDHOOD TRAUMA 
 
ADD/ADHD

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
ADAPTIVE RECREATION

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

CHILDHOOD ANXIETY

PHYSICAL DISABILITIES 

DOWN SYNDROME 

Funding Assistance

Funding Assistance
Available grants, scholarships and aid.  
 
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