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Marimor School and Industries open house
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
It's late March and activities are in full swing for Developmental Disabilities Month in Allen County. "Celebrate Community" is this year's theme and the Allen County Board of Developmental Disabilities is inviting the community to take part. An open house is going to be held on March 29th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at their facilities on Ada Road. Those
 
Coshocton County Developmental Disabilities client fights for his feelings and his rights
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Ron Butcher enjoys his job, teasing his co-workers and going out to eat with friends. But those basic quality of life elements were not always something he knew he could or should have. Butcher is very much aware of his mild learning disability. He will ask others if they feel comfortable around him or like him even though he’s not exactly
 
Mentor Ridge students prepare posters for Deepwood Idol
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
As part of their Day of Service, eighth-graders from Ridge Middle School in Mentor went to Lake County Board of Developmental Disabilities/Deepwood Willoughby Branch Workshop and Broadmoor School in Mentor to help students prepare for the Deepwood Idol talent show. With March being Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, Ridge Middle School’s Day
 
Mentor School District students volunteer throughout the community for a Day of Service
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Eighth-grade students from Ridge Middle School spent the morning of March 27 out in the community lending a helping hand as part of their Day of Service. Students were divided up throughout the community at locations such as Brentmoor Elementary School, Lake County Board of Developmental Disabilities/Deepwood Willoughby Branch Workshop and Broadmoor
 
Locals try on a disability at special Crawford County event
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
The Crawford County Board of Developmental Disabilities sponsored its annual Try On A Disability Day in real life. Director of Community Services Kim Kent said the event has been happening for several years. Participants were given a simulated disability to take with them as they visited one of the board’s Partner Providers or as the participants
 
Broadmoor Bobcats maintain streak in white-knuckler basketball game against area coaches
Monday, March 26, 2018
It was a close shave March 26 in the Mentor High School Gymnasium as the 11th annual Broadmoor Bobcats vs. Area Coaches basketball game neared the final buzzer. With mere seconds left on the clock, the crew in green faced breaking its 10-year winning streak against coaches from around Northeast Ohio. Thanks to some solid defensive footwork in the last
 
‘Celebrate Community’ during DD Month
Monday, March 26, 2018
Community integration is a big part of what the Clinton County Board of Developmental Disabilities strives to promote. We support individuals in finding jobs or a niche within their communities — this gives them a sense of belonging and independence. Frank Powell is just one of the individuals we serve who loves working in the community. He works at
 
Robbins named to state board
Monday, March 26, 2018
Shikara Robbins, a member of the Coshocton County Board of Developmental Disabilities, has become the first person with a developmental disability to serve as a trustee with the Ohio Association of County Boards, a statewide advocacy and trade group. Robbins has been on the local DD board since April 2016. In her new role, Robbins will represent the East
 
Disabilities don’t hold people back
Monday, March 26, 2018
There was a time when those with developmental disabilities lived a sheltered life. Today, those with developmental disabilities are becoming more a part of the community. March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. The theme this year is “Celebrate Community.” The Jefferson County Board of Developmental Disabilities serves about
 
Carroll Hills announces CCBDD award winners at banquet
Monday, March 26, 2018
Carroll Hills hosted its annual awards and recognition dinner on March 22 during Developmental Disabilities Month. CCBDD Award winners at the Annual Awards and Appreciation Banquet include: The Helen Eick Outstanding Volunteer Award went to Bonnie Underwood. Reva Castelucci and Jen Collins won Helen Eick Outstanding Employee Awards. When Carolyn Eick
 
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