Thanks to the hundreds of DD support
professionals who took part in OACB’s
latest SSA Forum on Aug. 21 in Columbus!
Continuing professional development units
are now available in MemberConnect. Click
the link below to process your credits. (On-site
check-in and a MemberConnect account are
required to claim CPDUs.)
On Aug. 20, leaders from Ohio's DD support
system and state legislature gathered at the
Ohio Statehouse in Columbus to mark the
inclusion of a direct support professional (DSP)
wage increase in the recently passed state
budget bill. This marks the first meaningful wage
increase for DSPs in more than a decade.
New rules for Ohio's DD Waiver Waiting List
went into effect September 1, and county
boards of DD will soon be conducting
assessments as part of the new waiting list
process. To learn more about how the new
waiting list will work, click below to more
information from the Fix The List coalition. Click here for more information.