Award amount: $39,000 per year
Duration: 2022 - 2023
Grantee: World Institute on Disabilities
Council staff contact: Leslie Connelly
Project description: The Ohio’s Disability Benefits 101 (OHDB 101) website helps people with disabilities make decisions about going to work. The website has Ohio-specific tools and information on employment and career planning; health coverage options; disability benefits; asset building; education; housing; and community living. OHDB 101 can be used by job seekers with disabilities, service providers or anyone in the community. The website can be found at https://oh.db101.org/. Funding from the Ohio DD Council will make the website more accessible and easier to use for everyone; and create video tutorials for OHDB 101. Topics may include: What is SSI; SSI and Work; Ohio’s STABLE Account program; and Medicaid Waivers.