Data Warehouse: New Information and Improvements

As DODD Director John Martin stated when the Data Warehouse was launched, “Data-driven decision-making is the key to making responsible fact-based decisions that strengthen Ohio’s developmental Disabilities system.” DODD has added several improvements and updates to the Data Warehouse. An online storehouse of information launched in 2013, the Data Warehouse has been a welcome system-wide […]

Strong Families, Safe Communities Grants Awarded

The second round of grants for the Strong Families, Safe Communities (SFSC) initiative has been awarded. The initiative, led by the departments of Developmental Disabilities (DODD), and Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS), supports collaborative proposals that are designed to establish treatment models of care that focus on crisis stabilization for children and youth with […]


APSI Recognizes Outstanding Service Each year, the Advocacy and Protective Services Inc. (APSI) Board of Directors presents the Ron Kozlowski Advocacy Award, recognizing a non-APSI employee for outstanding lifetime advocacy efforts n behalf of people with developmental disabilities, and the Russell Kinnebrew Advocacy Award honoring a current APSI employee. This month, at the APSI All-Staff Luncheon, […]


It’s a Packed Agenda for the Next Family Advisory Council Meeting, July 8! DODD invites all interested families to attend the next Family Advisory Council (FAC) meeting at the Columbus Developmental Center, 1601 W. Broad St., July 8, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The agenda will include an update from DODD Director John Martin and […]