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Monroe named superintendent of developmental disabilities board
Thursday, January 4, 2018
Julie Monroe will take over full-time as superintendent of the Lawrence County Board of Developmental Disabilities on Monday. Monroe has served as the board's interim superintendent for several months while also heading up the Scioto County Board of Developmental Disabilities. "As a resident of Lawrence County, I am very pleased to have the
 
Windfall School students get early gifts
Thursday, January 4, 2018
On Dec. 12, Medina County Probate Judge Kevin Dunn, along with several court employees and Rotary Club members, handed out Build-A-Bear teddy bears to students at the Medina County Board of Developmental Disabilities’ (MCBDD) Windfall School. The gifts were provided through a Probate Court project that helps local youth fulfill court-ordered community
 
This inspiring event featured models with disabilities. Here’s how it happened.
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
The Warren County Board of Developmental Disabilities recently collaborated with Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries and the Paul Mitchell School to host a holiday fashion show. Seventeen models served by the WCBDD were the featured stars of the show and modeled fashions selected by Ohio Valley Goodwill’s donation team. A team of students from the Paul
 
Erie County task force tackling mental health issues
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Leaders of multiple Erie County-based agencies want to band together and help those dealing with a dual diagnosis. Their ultimate goal revolves around better serving those suffering from mental illnesses and intellectual disabilities while working toward improving their lives. The 2016 U.S. Census reported as many as 174,000 Ohioans, which includes adults
 
Wood Co. disabilities board aims to expand, increase access to meeting space
Tuesday, January 2, 2018
A priority in the new year for the Wood County Board of Developmental Disabilities is to expand its meeting space and make it accessible to all. The board will utilize unused space in the former Wood Lane Industries building behind Wood Lane School on East Gypsy Lane Road. The current meeting space, in the conference room, is often crowded during meetings
 
Wood Lane to hire 3 clients as maintenance apprentices
Saturday, December 30, 2017
Wood Lane clients will soon have a chance to be paid to plant flowers and mow lawns. The Wood County Board of Developmental Disabilities has approved the development of the maintenance apprenticeship program. Three part-time positions will be filled and will have 20 hours a week, starting in the spring. The starting wage is $8.30 per hour. The
 
Mariucci set to be chief of Lucas County agency
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Lori Mariucci was promoted to assistant superintendent at Lucas County Developmental Disabilities and will replace Superintendent Deb Yenrick who plans to retired in 2018, the agency said. Ms. Mariucci, who has been director of human resources since 2013, is to be paid $115,000. Ms. Yenrick, 66, joined the agency in 2013 after serving as superintendent of
 
DD board hires two; receives applications for board seats
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Ryan Ervin and Ryan Buck were officially hired by the Carroll County Board of Developmental Disabilities at their Dec. 7 meeting as a new Service and Support administrator (SSA) and Director of Educational Services, respectively. The board received 43 applications for the SSA position, seven of whom were interviewed Nov. 30. Three applications were
 
Hamilton studio gives adults with developmental disabilities place to grow as artists
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
A studio and store in Hamilton is putting a twist on art education. InsideOut Studio, which specializes in glass and mosaics, provides an art education studio for adults with developmental disabilities. InsideOut artists were commissioned by the city to most recently paint fire hydrants throughout the downtown area. The colorful fire hydrants that
 
Assistant CCBDD superintendent named effective Jan. 1
Tuesday, December 26, 2017
Josh Martin has been promoted from Medicaid services manager to assistant superintendent of the Columbiana County Board of Developmental Disabilities, effective Jan. 1, according to Superintendent Bill Devon. The board unanimously approved the appointment at its December board meeting. Devon said the change is part of a plan to groom Martin to succeed him
 
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