Ohio’s county boards of DD are dedicated to
the pursuit of equality and social justice.
Recent events and the chronic mistreatment of
Black Americans are in total opposition to our
system's founding principles of equity and
community inclusion. We commit ourselves to
fighting systemic racism in our system and
supporting people and communities of color.
Click below to read OACB’s full statement.
OACB is working to support county boards of
as they work to address COVID-19 and the
dangers it poses to Ohioans with developmental
disabilities. We have prepared a toolkit of resources
for county boards responding to this crisis and are
actively seeking additional information from state
regulators on ways boards can prepare for and
react to the evolving public health situation.
Responding to concerns that some people with
developmental disabilities may have to enter a
hospital/emergency room without the assistance
of their direct support professional or family
member due to COVID-19 protocols, OACB has
created a one-page (front/back) document that
can be completed by a provider, county board,
or family member to share key health info with