Calendar of Events

The Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council provides information about events around Ohio and online covering topics that may be of interest to people with disabilities, their families and others. Would you like to have your event added to our calendar? Contact Kim Crishbaum at or 614-466-5232. Please note that we do not necessarily endorse each event. The information is provided as a service to pass along information that may be of interest to the public.

Calendar of conferences, workshops, trainings, webinars, and more!

Planning for Your Child’s Future Workshop (Toledo)
Start Date/Time:
Thursday, January 18, 2018 6:30 PM (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
End Date/Time:
Thursday, January 18, 2018 8:00 PM (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Recurring Event:
One time event
Normal Priority
These workshops will help you feel more secure about your child’s future. At each session speakers will present about a special needs planning topic. You’ll also learn about community resources. There will be plenty of time for questions.

Workshop #3 Trusts
Speakers: Attorney, Briggett Root; James Schade, Special Care Planner, Skylight Financial
Date: Thursday, January 18, 2018
Time: 6:30-8 pm

About this presentation: Trusts may be particularly helpful for a child, sibling, spouse or loved one who is disabled, and who is currently receiving government benefits or may be eligible for government benefit programs in the future, as they protect those benefits. Speakers will discuss what is a special needs trust and operation of a special needs trust.

UT College of Engineering Seminar Room
Nitschke Hall Room 1027
1610 N. Westwood
Toledo, OH
(southeast area of main campus – north of Dorr and east of Douglas.) Find a map HERE. Park in parking in Lot 20 in front of Nitschke Hall.

Please RSVP to James R. Schade (419) 887-6305 or with your name and number attending. PLEASE NOTE: Childcare will NOT be available.

Future Topics/Speakers – All sessions are from 6:30 – 8 pm except for the April session. That one will be from 3:30 – 5 pm.

Future Sessions:
January 18, 2018 – Trusts: Attorney, Briggett Root; James Schade
Febuary 15, 2018 – Guardianship: Judge Puffenburger; Magistrate Miller
March 15, 2018 – Transitioning into adulthood: LCBDD, Rachel Cunningham & Jenni Barker: OOD; Steve Atkinson from TARPS/TARTA
April 17, 2017 – Social Security: Erin Thompson NOTE: This session only will be held from 3:30 – 5 pm.
May 17, 2018 – Tax Strategies: James Schade

Download the flyer with all the dates.
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