Trauma-Informed Care, a Leading Edge Approach

Trauma-Informed Care: A Universal Precaution for Service & Support Administrators and Individuals with Developmental Disabilities is a transformative approach to serving the emotional needs of individuals who have developmental disabilities, and/or co-occurring mental illness (MI/DD). At a one-day training on June 27, the effects of emotional and physical trauma on brain development and resulting behavior […]

Family Advisory Council Gathers System Movers and Shakers

Gaining strength and support from each other while learning and sharing is the hallmark of the DODD Family Advisory Council (FAC), and yesterday’s meeting was another great example of this synergy. The FAC meeting at the Columbus Developmental Center included an administration update from Director John Martin and Deputy Director Patrick Stephan, as well as information […]

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Congratulations, Linda! 40 Years of Employment in Hamilton County Self Advocate Linda Kunick receives a certificate of special recognition from Director Martin, honoring her 40-year career with the Envision agency in Hamilton County, serving in several residential services roles, and as a strong self advocate during all of those years.  Linda said she retired on […]


2014 Funding System Redesign – Regional Community Forums DODD has contracted with HIGH IMPACT Mission-based Consulting to develop recommendations for a funding system redesign that supports an increase in integrated employment. You are invited and encouraged to attend a regional forum at the time and location most convenient for you. Two identical sessions will be […]