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DD Council Connection is a way for the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council to introduce to you our Council members, provide updates on the work we do and the grant projects we manage, and inform you on the activities and initiatives of Ohio's community of self-advocates and others who work on behalf of people with disabilities and their families.

Newsletters from 2020

January 2020

  • Last Chance to Provide Your Input!
  • The Center for Dignity in Healthcare Seeks Applicants for Advisory Board and Subcommittee
  • “Future is Now” Sessions Focus on Aging Caregivers
  • STABLE Accounts are Here to Stay
  • Rebecca Bates Joins DD Council Staff

February 2020

  • Council grant supports growth of Remote Support
  • Do you have a REAL ID?
  • Council partners with Nisonger Center to bring “Heart of Glass” to Columbus
  • Last call for the SSA Assistive Technology Training Needs Survey
  • Youth Leadership Forum now accepting applications

March 2020

  • COVID-19 Pandemic: How are you doing?
  • Rep. Erica Crawley Visits Ohio DD Council
  • Council in The Community: Rochelle Hall-Rollins
  • Thank You for Responding to our Five Year Plan Survey!
  • STABLE Account Seeks Ambassadors

April 2020

  • Council Grant Supports LifeTown Program for Children with Disabilities
  • Video Series Explains Use of Technology with Evidence Based Early Intervention
  • AT Ohio Operates with Virtual Hours
  • Find More Online Events!

May 2020

  • A Tribute to Sue Willis
  • SIL Opens Applications for Virtual Summer Leadership Academy Session
  • Ohio Aging and Disabilities Transportation Coalition Hosts Transportation Equity Forum
  • COVID-19 Needs Assessment Provides Valuable Insight

June 2020

  • Stimulus Funds and STABLE Accounts
  • Consumer Satisfaction Survey is Coming Soon
  • Council Launches New Web Series: Ohio DD Talks!
  • COVID19: How Has it Affected You?
  • Ohio Aging and Disabilities Transportation Coalition Hosts Transportation Webinars
  • Ohio DD Council Starts New Blog, Ohio DD Digest

July 2020

  • Renee Wood receives NCIL Advocacy Award
  • Ohio DD Talks - Episode 2: The Power of Advocacy
  • Attention SSAs: Boost your AT IQ—for FREE!

August 2020

  • Council issues a call for justice and reform
  • Celebrate #ABLEtoSave Month on Ohio DD Talks
  • Ohio DD Talks now available as a Podcast!
  • Funds available for $75,000 research study grant on transportation for people with disabilities
  • Council grantees continue important work despite pandemic restrictions

September 2020

  • Transportation Equity Forum Webinar Series Begins October 6
  • Upcoming Webinars Offer Support to Aging Caregivers
  • Disability Rights Ohio Releases Plain-Language Voter Guides
  • Applications Open for SIL’s Leadership Academy

October 2020

  • Don’t Forget - Election Day is November 3rd
  • Webinar Alert: Consolidated Planning - Getting a Seat at the Table
  • Become an Ambassador for Charting the LifeCourse
  • Ohio SILC Accepting Applications for Emergency Preparedness Grants
  • NDEAM Month Comes to a Close

November 2020

  • Ohio DD Council Digest - Caregivers in Crisis
  • Spread the Cheer, Not COVID-19 This Year
  • Trailblazers for Inclusion: Celebrating State Councils on DD & Protection and Advocacy Agencies
  • AT Ohio Launches Ohio Disability Blog
  • SABE Seeks Input on 2020 Election


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