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Friday, March 27: Due to a local internet service outage, OACB representatives are not available via email. If you require immediate assistance, please call our main line at 614-431-0616.

News / 2015 OACB Spring Conference set for May 14-15 in Columbus

OACB is pleased to announce that this year's Spring Conference will take place May 14-15 at the Hilton Columbus at Easton. Join DD service professionals from across the state for two days of professional development and discussions of the latest trends and best practices in the industry. Registration will open April 1.

Day 1 will feature a full day of general sessions for all attendees. Day 2 will feature break-out tracks, which will include Emerging Trends, Early Intervention, Adult Services, Finance and Business Management, Public Relations, and School-Age Services and Transition. Details on specific topics and speakers are forthcoming. Six continuing education credits will be available for day 1, and five CECs will be available for day 2.

Do you have ideas for sessions within the tracks listed above? Send us your thoughts! We are still finalizing tracks and may be able to include your ideas. Click on this link to share your ideas with us: www.oacbdd.org/conferenceideas


Feedback / OACB seeking public input on state budget proposal to phase out independent providers

Before June 30, the State of Ohio will decide whether to continue permitting Independent Providers to offer waiver services under Ohio's three, non-self-directed developmental disabilities Medicaid waivers. Waivers affected by the plan would include the Individual Options (IO) Waiver, Level One Waiver, and Transitions DD (TDD) Waiver.

Because this proposal has the potential to greatly affect the nature of service provision to people with developmental disabilities in Ohio, OACB would like to hear from people who receive services on a DD waiver (and their family members) on why this proposal is good or bad for Ohio's developmental disability service delivery system.

CLICK HERE to access the OACB survey.

 

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BVC prepares to change leaders
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Blanchard Valley Center, Hancock County’s program for residents with developmental disabilities, is preparing to change leadership. The More>>
 
Letter to the Editor: Developmental disability care shouldn't be privatized
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
To the Editor: Ohio Republicans just don't get it; that is, they are to help, not hurt, Ohio's citizens. Governor Kasich's recent budget proposal is More>>
 
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Upcoming Events

Ohio SIBS Looking Forward Retreat
Date: April 10 - 12, 2015
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2015 Accessible Vehicle Fair
Date: April 15, 2015
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2015 OAAS/Ohio APSE Annual Employment Conference
Date: April 23 - 24, 2015
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