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Students send cards to Navy sailors
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Seneca County Board of Developmental Disabilities members listened Tuesday afternoon as teacher assistant Karen Price shared her idea of community involvement reaching a much wider audience. Price’s daughter, Bonnie Lucero, serves in the U.S. Navy and Price thought it would be a great idea for School of Opportunity students to create cards and draw
 
Several to share pipeline tax money
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Six townships and three school districts will be part of the taxing districts to share in $5 million a year in public utility taxes paid by the Texas Eastern Transmission line. The pipeline, valued at $84.9 million in Jefferson County alone, runs north to south in the western part of the county. Texas Eastern Transmission submitted information to the
 
Help Me Grow is there for families
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Parents facing developmental delays in their children are not alone, thanks to the Scioto County Help Me Grow program, at the South Central Ohio Educational Service Center in New Boston. Help Me Grow provides services to expecting mothers and to children age 3 and under with developmental delays. The program works closely with the Scioto County Board of
 
Health drink company employs adults with disabilities for packaging
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
When sales of Debbie Jones's cultured probiotic drink product, Valens Kombucha, spilled took off, she turned to Metzenbaum Center's commercial kitchen for help with bottling and packaging. Located in Chester Township, Metzenbaum employs adults with developmental disabilities. Since October 2015, the workers have played a key role. They wash and sanitize
 
The next chapter: Guiding Hand leads youth into future
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Guiding Hand School preschool program youth and graduating senior Cliftin Bowyer, took their next steps into the future Tuesday during respective transition and graduation programs presented by the school. The preschool program shared the ABC Song and the Goodbye Song with the audience. Guiding Hand Director Suzanne Eachus praised the performances of
 
DD services transfers will continue
Monday, May 22, 2017
The Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disabilities has voted to make the first transfer of one of its adult services facilities to another organization under a federal mandate; and more such transfers of facilities and functions will follow. The board voted this month to cease its provision of adult workshop services at its Meshel Workshop on Marwood
 
Wood Co. explores Ohio Shared Living to provide adult foster care
Monday, May 22, 2017
The Wood County Board of Developmental Disabilities is exploring the option of giving people with disabilities the support they need with a live-in caregiver. Ohio Shared Living is an adult foster care system that offers support in a family setting. This requires a long-term commitment to sharing a home and helping with daily routines. "It invites a
 
Project SEARCH celebrates partnerships, graduates
Monday, May 22, 2017
The power of partnerships and mentoring were celebrated May 12 along with seven new graduates of the Upper Valley Project SEARCH program at Upper Valley Medical Center. In its seventh year locally, Upper Valley Project SEARCH is a high school transition program designed to provide training and education on the road to employment for individuals with
 
Surveys Shape Course of Strategic Plan
Saturday, May 20, 2017
The Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities approved at its Thursday evening meeting the agency’s 29-page 2016-2018 Strategic Plan and its Progress Report for 2016. Superintendent Saul Bauer shared the strategic plan was shaped by surveys sent out in 2016 and 2017 to hundreds of Logan County residents, including individuals receiving
 
Defending the title: Tigers head to Minnesota for National Tourney
Friday, May 19, 2017
To serve and defend. Last month, the Madison County Tigers Special Olympics saluted the hard work of local First Responders as they took on members of London’s Fire and Police Departments in a volleyball match. Soon they will be looking to be the ones to defend something in a whole different way. Next week, the Tigers Unified Volleyball squad will
 
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