Changes to the Waiting List
To better serve Ohioans with developmental disabilities, the department initiated the process of simplifying the Waiting List for home and community-based waiver services and to improve access to resources and services.
Stakeholders representing people with developmental disabilities and their family members, guardians, providers, advocacy groups and county boards of developmental disabilities in partnership with the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities are developing changes to Ohio’s Waiting List that simplifying the system to better reflect unmet
needs and more efficiently direct support to people and families who need them most.
The department’s stakeholder workgroup currently includes