Remote monitoring of Ohio's Disabled saves money, fills need
Director John Martin talks about how investing in technology can enhance the lives of people with developmental disabilities
Director Martin gives an overview of budget testimony to the Ohio House of Representatives Finance Committee
Director Martin outlines major budget initiatives proposed for DODD
In early 2012, a 17-year-old stood up in a high school cafeteria in northeast Ohio and began shooting. Three students died, three were injured. For the leaders of Ohio’s systems of mental health and developmental disabilities, that tragic incident became a call to action.
John Martin, Director of the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities, explains the state’s Ohio Shared Living program, which provides a way for persons with developmental disabilities to receive care while becoming part of a welcoming family.