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Welcome to the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council

The Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council (DD Council) is one of a national network of state councils, committed to self-determination and community inclusion for people with developmental disabilities. Our mission is to create change that improves independence, productivity and inclusion for people with developmental disabilities and their families in community life in Ohio.

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Grant Opportunities Available!

The Ohio DD Council is pleased to announce our Notice of Funds Available (NOFA)! This NOFA includes grant opportunities for the next five years in the areas of employment, housing, health, child care and family supports, empowerment and leadership development, direct supports, outreach, and advocacy. The deadline for grant applications is Friday, October 7, 2016. More information about each project or how to apply can be found in the State Plan Guide.

Council to Meet in September
The Ohio DD Council will hold its next meeting on September 15-16, 2016 at the Doubletree Hotel in Newark. The business meeting and committee meeting agendas will be posted closer to the meeting date.
News and Announcements

Are you registered to vote?
August 22, 2016

The deadline to register is Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 if you want to vote in this year's November Election. All voters should check their registration before going to the polls - Ohio has purged the registrations of many "infrequent" voters. For more information, go to MyOhioVote.com.

Council to Meet in September
August 12, 2016

The Ohio DD Council will hold its next meeting on September 15-16, 2016 at the Doubletree Hotel in Newark. The business meeting and committee meeting agendas will be posted closer to the meeting date.

Medicaid Buy-In for Workers with Disabilities
August 10, 2016

The AXIS Center for Public Awareness has updated the publication "Medicaid Buy-in for Workers with Disabilities." Medicaid Buy-In for Workers with disabilities (MBIWD) allows individuals with disabilities to earn money from a job and to keep their Medicaid health care coverage.

Download the publication to learn more: Medicaid Buy-in for Workers with Disabilities

It's here! The Ohio DD Council is pleased to announce our NOFA for the next five-year State Plan!
August 1, 2016

This NOFA includes grant opportunities for the next five years in the areas of employment, housing, health, child care and family supports, empowerment and leadership development, direct supports, outreach, and advocacy. The deadline for grant applications is Friday, October 7, 2016. More information about each project or how to apply can be found in the State Plan Guide.

Take a transportation survey for Ohioans with disabilities!
July 15, 2016

We want to hear from you as a person living in Ohio with a disability, as a provider of transportation or other services to Ohioans with disabilities, or as an advocate for Ohioans with disabilities. Learn more about and take the survey

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