A new database will alert Ohio law enforcement officers about motorists and passengers with communication disabilities who could be mistaken for someone impaired or a threat.
People who provide services for those with disabilities could receive a raise starting July 1 under a new
program overseen by the Department of Developmental Disabilities.
DSPOhio CampaignDODD Director John Martin discusses the Direct Support Professionals campaign and recruitment effort, DSPOhio.
Becoming a Direct Support ProfessionalDODD Director John Martin speaks with London Mitchell about the DSPOhio campaign.
From 'remote' to realistic shot
Chris Collins waited his whole life to live alone and, for the past two years, has enjoyed every moment of it.
Ohio Creates Crisis Fund to Help Parents Keep Custody of
Severly Disabled Kids
For the first time, the
state is to create a "crisis stabilization fund" that can be tapped
to help so-called multisystem youths.
Ohio one of first states to experiment with video
monitoring for people with developmental disabilities
Zurenski loves being independent. Sometimes he needs a little help due to
State using sensors to help people with disabilities
The State of Ohio has started using technology to try to help people
with disabilities and save taxpayers money. Governor John Kasich has put
more money in his budget plan to use sensors instead of 24/7 care from a
home health aide.
Sports Force Parks at Cedar Point Sports Center Honored by Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities
The Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities visited Sports Force Parks at Cedar Point Sports Center to present the park with a recognition of its mission to be inclusive toward children with developmental disabilities and their families.
Simply Faithful: Forgetting the real hero"I'm Marketta and I work for a nonprofit that serves people with developmental disabilities. We're also expanding into child care and home health care, particularly for those who are older,” I said.
As "Sesame Street" gets a new character, Julia, who has autism, an Ohio mom credits the Play Project's autism intervention for her son's development.
Darke DD brings awareness to possibilities“All people are valuable and have potential,” is the message the Darke County Board of Developmental Disabilities (Darke DD) has on all of its material. For Darke DD it is more than a slogan, it is a way of life.
Technology helps Lori Bolton feel safe at home when no one else is around.
Anyone, no matter the ability or disability, can be a superstar when playing at an all-star caliber facility in Erie County.
Ohio Shared LivingJohn 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.
agency aims to keep kids with disabilities with their familiesA new pilot program is gearing up to aid central Ohio families whose kids have disabilities and volatile behaviors that require expensive residential treatment.
approve Ohio plan for disability servicesOhio's
plan to give more than 36,000 people with disabilities more choices for
community-based services has been approved by the federal government.
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