Events / OACB 2017 Spring Conference set for May 11-12 in Columbus, registration now open in MemberConnect
On Thursday, May 11 and Friday, May 12, hundreds of DD support professionals, county board of DD members, and advocates will gather in Columbus for the OACB 2017 Spring Conference. Experts from across Ohio's DD system will lead attendees in two days of professional development and networking opportunities. For a tentative listing of tracks by day, see our schedule at a glance.
Click here to register for the OACB 2017 Spring Conference (MemberConnect login required)
This year's event will take place at the Hilton Columbus at Easton. For event details - including pricing, room rates, and vendor table booking information, go to oacbdd.org/conference.
Events / Hundreds of advocates, allies gather at Ohio Statehouse in celebration of DD Awareness & Advocacy Day on March 8
OACB would like to thank the hundreds of advocates who gathered at the Ohio Statehouse on Wednesday, March 8, for the celebration of DD Awareness & Advocacy Day. The event featured remarks from several prominent figures in the DD advocacy community as well as a surprise visit from Ohio Governor John Kasich.
OACB would also like to extend a special thank you to the many state lawmakers who met with constituents with developmental disabilities to discuss topics important to self-advocates and their communities. To see photos from the event, click the image below. Click here to view a recording of the event courtesy of the Ohio Channel.