Senate Finance Committee Releases Omnibus Amendment to Executive Budget

June 16, the Senate Finance Committee released the Omnibus Amendment to the 2016-2017 Executive Budget. Several changes were made to provisions affecting DODD. Those changes include: Rate Increase for Direct Care Staff The language that would phase in the 6 percent rate increase for Homemaker Personal Care (HPC) was removed. New language authorizes the Director […]

New website offers information about changes to Ohio’s DD system

Welcome to Our Future! New tools to keep you informed about changes to Ohio’s DD system   Each day, the expectations of individuals with developmental disabilities continue to grow. As those expectations increase, Ohio’s developmental disabilities system must evolve to better support individuals. Last year, DODD began work to shape the future of Ohio’s system. […]

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Results of Voting on November 4 County Board of DD Levy Issues Following are results for the issues on November 4 ballots affecting Ohio County Boards of Developmental Disabilities: Ashland County: 2.1 mills, renewal — PASSED, by 63.8 percent Athens County: 1.5 mills, additional — PASSED, by 58.8 percent Holmes County: 2.5 mills, renewal — PASSED, by […]