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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 2021

January 2021

  • DD Council Seeks Feedback on Five-Year State Plan Draft
  • Register for the 2021 Developmental Disabilities Awareness and Advocacy Day!
  • Governor Appoints New Members to Statewide Disabilities Council
  • Executive Director, Carolyn Knight Spreads the Word about Council’s Work

February 2021

  • Deadline is February 28! DD Council Seeks Feedback on Five-Year State Plan Draft
  • Former DD Council Members Chosen for State’s Tech Ambassadors Program
  • Governor Appoints New Members to Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council
  • Save the Date for Ohio’s TechSummit 2021

March 2021

  • Council Celebrates DD Awareness Month
  • Be a Changemaker - Join the Ohio DD Council!
  • Ohio Employment First Announces 2021 Transformation Series
  • FCC Launches Emergency Broadband Benefit Program
  • DODD to Hold Town Hall Meetings on Level 1 and SELF Waiver Programs

April 2021

  • Assistive Technology & Everyday Life
  • DD Council Seeks New Members
  • Registration for Tech Summit 2021 is now open!
  • Ohio DD Council Announces Notice of Funds Available for Multiple Projects
  • Lucas County Resident Named Co-Host of Ohio DD Council’s Podcast

May 2021

  • Share Your Experience with Transportation Access
  • Family Training Focuses on Communication and Conflict Resolution
  • DD Council Hosts Bidders Conference
  • Ohio Celebrates Its Third Year as a Tech First State
  • Human Trafficking Resources

June 2021

  • Share your experiences with transportation access - and listen to others!
  • TechSummit coming in July - Register today!
  • HHS launches hotline to improve access to COVID-19 vaccines for people with disabilities
  • Input request for new product for people who use wheelchairs
  • Grants available for people with disabilities pursuing community employment
  • Attention DD Council grantees: Consumer satisfaction survey is coming soon

July 2021

  • Ohio DD Talks: Back to School
  • Last chance! Share your experiences with transportation access - and listen to others
  • New publications offer advocacy help for Ohio’s DD community
  • Council grant continues to demonstrate success: What Works for Work
  • Broadband partnership opportunity available
  • Celebrating 31 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

August 2021

  • Navigating the Maze of Getting Nursing Services
  • Ohio DD Council Releases Annual Report
  • July’s TechSummit Now Available Online!
  • DODD Requests Feedback on Early Intervention Family Questionnaire

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