Administration Update – SPLG Final Report; NCI Data

The Strategic Planning Leadership Group (SPLG) Final Report now is online. The SPLG engaged the statewide developmental disabilities community in processes to help set strategic direction, and improve Ohio’s developmental disabilities service system during the next ten years. From November 2013 to November 2014 SPLG members worked to develop various benchmarks toward this goal. The resulting 24 benchmarks […]

Strategic Planning Leadership Group Wraps Up Meetings

The final meeting of the DODD Strategic Planning Leadership Group (SPLG) last week included completing draft language for several ten-year and two-year benchmarks. The recommendations are being developed to guide the future of the statewide developmental disabilities services system, and create a sustainable, quality environment for individuals with developmental disabilities to live, work, and learn […]

SPLG Looks to 2024 in Benchmarking Process

The DODD Strategic Planning Leadership Group (SPLG) met last week to delve further into the benchmarking process, planning for a stronger and more sustainable statewide developmental disabilities service system in ten years. Subjects discussed at the meeting included Developmental Centers, private Intermediate Care Facilities (ICFs), and waivers.  DODD Director John Martin noted, “As we close-in […]

Strategic Planning Leadership Group Sharpens Focus

The DODD Strategic Planning Leadership Group (SPLG) explored more ways to improve services for Ohio citizens with developmental disabilities on September 9, when the group began to identify specific recommendations and benchmarks to move the system forward over the next ten years. Areas discussed included employment, shared living/host homes as residential service options, nursing services […]

SPLG Discusses Workforce Development

Continuing to explore ways to improve services for Ohio citizens with developmental disabilities and determine benchmarks to guide the future, the DODD Strategic Planning Leadership Group (SPLG) met last week to discuss workforce development for Direct Support Professionals (DSPs). Service provider organizations representing DSPs, including the Values and Faith Alliance, Ohio Waiver Network, Ohio Healthcare […]

Strategic Planning Leadership Group Focuses on System Change

The July 15 meeting of the DODD Strategic Planning Leadership Group (SPLG) provided opportunities for participants — including individuals served by Ohio’s developmental disabilities service providers and representatives from several stakeholder groups — to share observations on changing systems, as well as focusing on opportunities to collaborate with other state agencies and service providers in […]