Athens County CMS Transition Plan Public Forum CANCELLED

The DODD CMS Transition Plan Committee public forum in Athens County today has been cancelled due to inclement weather. Two more are planned this week – in Independence (Cuyahoga County) this Thursday, and in Cincinnati (Hamilton County) on Saturday. This series of meetings provide opportunities for people with developmental disabilities and their families, service providers, and […]

Workforce Integration Taskforce Issues Report

The report states that the term ‘accessibility’ means more than making sign language interpreting or captioning available. The Workforce Integration Taskforce, focused on finding ways to better integrate Ohioans with vision and hearing impairments into community-based jobs, has issued a report recommending improved workplace accommodations and increased training efforts. The report indicates that employers still […]


In the News Recent news clips relevant to Ohio’s developmental disabilities community include: Uncertain future for workshops (Ashtabula Star Beacon © 12/29/2014) ACBDD to host forum on upcoming federal changes (Athens Messenger © 12/28/2014) Special-needs residents to get into events free (Toledo Blade © 12/28/2014) Summit County Artists Showcase Talents, January 15 The Summit County […]