Behavior Support Strategies Training – Online

The first module in the Behavior Support Strategies series reviews the new rule (5123:2-2-06), the principles of person-centered planning, restricted and prohibited measures, and the roles and responsibilities of QIDPs, Human Rights Committees and DODD. This module takes 20-30 minutes to complete, and is free and open to the public. Additional modules will be available on the Training page of DODD’s website.

Customer Relationship Management/Individual Data System Training – Online

Training on the new Individual Data System (IDS) application/Customer Relationship Management (CRM) now is available. If you use IDS, you are encouraged to complete this training, including Login and search, Creating a new record, Edit information and Individual Transfer Record (ITR). If you have questions about the IDS training, send an email to

Conferences and Events

The Arc of Ohio Fall Conference – October 1

SArc of Ohio LogoThe Arc of Ohio Fall Conference is 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. on October 1 at the Xenos Center in Westerville.

Register online.

 The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) at 25: The Past, The Present & The Future – October 23

Services for Independent Living, Inc. (SIL) will present The Americans with Disabilities Act at 25: The Past, The Present & The Future from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. on October 23 in Warrensville Heights. Cost is $35 per person. Read the event brochure for more information and registration details.

OCALICON – November 18-20

OCALICON is November 18-20 in Columbus. The conference is a face-to-face gathering of national leaders, educators, parents, service providers, self-advocates, scholars, and policy makers to examine common concerns and share proven solutions that address issues faced by individuals with autism and low-incidence disabilities across their lifespan. Learn more and register online.

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