Children who require services from more than one child-serving system, including children services, developmental disabilities, mental health and addiction, and juvenile justice. Each of the systems above provides services to multi-system youth and their families.
September 21, 2021 -
The Ohio Employment First Taskforce partnered with its member agencies, including DODD, to create the It Starts With Families guide. The guide provides research on the contributing factors and impact families with loved ones with disabilities face. The guide also includes important definitions and links to supporting resources.
DODD is committed to improving the quality of life for Ohioans with disabilities. To support this mission, Ohio is launching a statewide service plan: the Ohio Individual Service Plan (OhioISP). This single assessment and plan will be used with all people who receive DD services.
The Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) is committed to improving the lives of Ohioans with developmental disabilities and their families through the simplification and improvement of the Level One (L1) and Self-Empowered Life Funding (SELF) waivers.
Many Ohioans with developmental disabilities encounter obstacles in daily tasks and activities as well as accessing education and jobs. Devices that engage in two-way communication or provide step-by step assistance can help people overcome these barriers and help them live the lives they want.
Trauma results from an event, series of events, or a set of circumstances that someone experiences in which they go through physical or emotional harm, or threats, that have lasting negative effects on their functioning and physical, social, emotional, or spiritual wellbeing.