Self-Advocates Host Legislative Advocacy Day

The Self-Advocate Advisory Council of the Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities (FCBDD), along with the Ohio Self Determination Association (OSDA), organized and hosted a legislative advocacy event on April 17, at the Bixby Living Skills Center in Columbus. More than 150 self-advocates attended – representing 11 counties from throughout Ohio’s DD system. Seven Ohio legislators, […]

APSI Requests Nominees for Kozlowski Advocacy Award

Advocacy and Protective Services Inc. (APSI) created the Ron Kozlowski Advocacy Award in 2010, to honor the former APSI Director’s lifetime of advocacy efforts on behalf of individuals with developmental disabilities. This award is given annually to a person or entity outside of APSI who has demonstrated a lifetime achievement in advocacy for individuals with developmental […]

Developmental Disabilities Awareness and Advocacy Day, March 3

Registration for Ohio’s annual Developmental Disabilities Awareness and Advocacy Day, March 3 at the Ohio Statehouse, is now online at The event is free, and registration is required. Due to space limitations at the Ohio Statehouse, event participation will be limited to the first 450 registrants. Each year in March, people with disabilities and […]