Advocacy in Darke Co. Means Speaking Up

When there wasn't accessible parking available near her job at The Round House in Darke County, Paula decided to speak up to city council.

Watch Paula and Sam, another Darke County advocate, share why they think speaking up for themselves is important. Read More


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AdaptAbilities: Technology Offers Mental Health Access                                               

Janine from Troy, Ohio, doesn't have to travel the 30 minutes to Dayton in order to see her psychiatrist.

Instead, she video chats with Dr. Allison Cowan after a short drive to the Miami County board, known as Riverside Developmental Disabilities. It's just a three-minute trip from her day program.

In 2012, Ohio launched the Telepsychiatry Project for Intellectual More...

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