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Pipeline Quarterly Preview! The autumn issue of Pipeline Quarterly, publishing next month, will be focused on community-based integrated employment opportunities for people with developmental disabilities.  There’s a lot going on around the state, and not just in large cities! For example, we checked back with Michael and April Richards in Hillsboro (Highland County), to find […]

November 4 Ballot Issues, County Boards of DD

The Ohio Secretary of State’s website contains information about the November 4 ballot issues, including specific information pertaining to Voters with Disabilities. On November 4, voters will decide several local races and local issues, including school issues, local tax levies, bond issues, and charter amendments. A complete list of local issues appearing on the ballot is […]

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Community Concepts Groundbreaking Ceremony In early August, Community Concepts held a groundbreaking ceremony for two 6-bed homes (Intermediate Care Facilities) to be located in West Carrollton, Ohio. The homes will be part of the state’s Developmental Center (DC) downsizing collaborative efforts, whereby DC Community Resource Coordinators assist with the transition into the community home. More […]

Summit DD Microenterprise Program Earns NEO Award

The Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board (Summit DD) Microenterprise program was honored at the annual Team NEO Economic Development Plus Awards in Cleveland earlier this month. Winning the Fostering Entrepreneurship award, the Microenterprise program was highlighted for its innovative self-employment approach, offering people with disabilities another way to earn money, gain business experience, and succeed […]