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Welcome to the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council

The Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council (ODDC) is a planning and advocacy body committed to community inclusion for people with developmental disabilities. ODDC is funded under the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act, Public Law 106-402. ODDC is a partner within the Ohio DD Network.

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What's New

DD Council meeting agenda: The Ohio DD Council meets on Thursday, December 11 and Friday December 12. The meeting will be held at Cherry Valley Lodge in Newark. Both days will focus on strategic planning. Download the meeting agenda (PDF file)

Latest Outreach newsletter now available: Download the December 2014 edition of DD Council's OutReach e-Diversity News publication. Articles include information about Ohio's Ebola Preparedness plan, bridging the employment gap for students with disabilities, inclusive leadership, employing people with intellectual disabilities, and more.

Notice of opportunity to apply to participate as a project site: The purpose of the Appalachia Microenterprise Project is to develop employment opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities residing in Appalachian counties of Ohio. Applications are currently being accepted to participate in this project, funded by the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council, and operated by Griffin-Hammis Associates. The application makes local Appalachian communities eligible for selection as a Project Site, which provides your organization and local community with training, technical assistance, and mentoring tailored to your community, job seekers, and needs. Application deadline is December 29, 2015. Learn more about the project and how to apply: Appalachia Microenterprise Project (PDF file)


ODDC wants to hear from you! We are developing our next Five Year State Plan. Please take a few minutes to complete a short survey to help us create a plan that reflects what Council should focus on to fund projects that will better meet the needs of Ohioans with disabilities. Take the survey online - and please share with others!


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Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council
899 E. Broad Street, Suite 203
Columbus, Ohio 43205
Telephone 614-466-5205 or 800-766-7426
Fax: 614-466-0298
Email: Webmaster

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