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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

UCP releases annual "The Case for Inclusion" report. Ohio's overall ranking landed in the top 10 this year (9th). When broken down, Ohio scored best in the "Keeping Families Together" category (4th) and worst in the "Reaching Those in Need" category (36th), mainly because of the continued problem of long waiting lists for services. Read the report: The Case for Inclusion - 2014

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!

ODDC releases new report on status of waiting lists: On March 4, 2014, ODDC released a report on the continuing issue of waiver waiting lists. The Ohio Colleges of Medicine Government Resource Center conducted research and analyzed the results for the report, funded by ODDC. Download and read the report: What Are We Waiting For? Waiver Supported Services Needed by Individuals and their Caregivers (PDF file)

ODDC to redesign its website! In 2014, ODDC will be doing a major redesign of this website and we want to hear from you. Contact Kim McConnell with your ideas and suggestions by phone at 614-466-5232 or by email at kimberly.mcconnell@dodd.ohio.gov.

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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
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