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Ohio Elks donate to Guernsey County Board of Developmental Disabilities
Thursday, June 7, 2018
The Ohio Elks Cerebral Palsy Fund recently award the Guernsey County Board of Developmental Disabilities a grant for $1,500 to purchase instructional materials. Rusty Kinney, Classroom Instructor for the county board, alongside of students Alex Hoover, Haley Dingus and Lead Teacher, Peg Zerkle, accepted the grant this year. Representing The Ohio Elks is Bud
 
PCBDD Employment Navigation program is all about expanding opportunities
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
The Perry County Board of Developmental Disabilities (PCBDD) Employment Navigator (EN) provides people with disabilities access to employment supports beginning in school, through the transition from high school to adulthood and for the rest of their lives. One of the primary responsibilities is to assist in the planning, coordinating and monitoring of
 
County DD announces plans for relocations
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Locations for services under Lawrence County Developmental Disabilities (LCDD) and Person Centered Services (PCS) will soon have new locations to call home in the coming years. The relocations include Open Door School and PCS; however, they will both remain in Lawrence County. PCS is an organization that provides day services for adults with developmental
 
Allen County Board of DD approves specs for autistic care house
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
The Allen County Board of Developmental Disabilities voted Wednesday to approve the architectural specifications for a specialized home for autistic individuals with intensive needs. “It’s individuals that need a high amount of supervision and a high amount of safety features in the home,” said Theresa Schnipke, superintendent of the
 
Allen County Board of Developmental Disabilities plans to build a house in Lima
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Allen County Board of Developmental Disabilities has announced they are building their first home ever right here in Lima! The board approved the construction of the home at 1208 East North Street after being awarded nearly $248,000 for the development of the property. The project is in partnership with the private group, Living Options for
 
Defiance's Good Samaritan School requests additional taxes; voting locations may change
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Defiance County voters may be asked this fall to increase property taxes for Good Samaritan School services. And some could be voting in different locations during the same election. Both topics were discussed by county commissioners during their Monday meeting. Tim Bower, superintendent of Good Samaritan School, which is operated by the Defiance County
 
Gallipolis Elks presents grants
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Exalted Ruler Bob Marchi and PER Walton Brown recently presented cerebral palsy grant checks to Suzanne Eachus, principal, Guiding Hand School, Gallia County Board of Developmental Disabilities and Kay Davis, superintendent, Meigs County Board of Developmental Disabilities. The grants, which totaled $13,514, were provided by the Ohio Elks Cerebral Palsy
 
Ashland County commissioners delay dispatch upgrade
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Ashland County Commissioners have again delayed plans to upgrade technology in the Ashland County Sheriff’s Office dispatch center and jail. While board of commissioners president Denny Bittle said last week the county likely would approve either one or two phases of the proposed three-phase project this week, commissioners did not take action at
 
Public invited to Board of DD forum
Friday, June 1, 2018
The Williams County Board of Developmental Disabilities is inviting the public to a forum about supported decision-making versus guardianship. Debra Guilford, Williams County Board of DD superintendent, said the public forum will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, June 7, at the Enrichment Center, 11426 Ohio 15, Montpelier. The interactive event is free to
 
Parent Council brings community together with fundraiser
Friday, June 1, 2018
For five years, a group of parents has dreamed of opening a gym in Kent where children with disabilities can play basketball and community can gather. With or without a facility though, they’ll continue to create fun outings to bring those with developmental disabilities and their families together. The Build a Gym, Build a Life 5K race, walk or roll
 
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