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Become an Ambassador for Charting the Lifecourse!


October 14, 2020
by Nisonger Family Support Network of Ohio

The Ohio Community of Practice (CoP) for Supporting Families, led by a collaboration of Project Lead Partners (PLP) seeks to increase the capacity and community of Charting the LifeCourse (CtLC) in Ohio. PLP is offering an Ohio CtLC Ambassador Training Series, at tremendously reduced cost, led by the LifeCourse Nexus at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Learn about how to apply to join the Ohio Ambassador Series!

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Know Your Voter Rights!


October 6, 2020
by DD Council Staff

Be prepared for Election Day on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 by learning about your rights as a voter with a disability. Disability Rights Ohio (DRO) has released a new set of plain language guides with helpful information for voters with disabilities. In addition, the Ohio DD Council has gathered a list of voter resources helpful for you.

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Testers Needed for Decision Guide for Families with Special Needs


September 18, 2020
by DD Council Staff

The Administration for Community Living (ACL) has been working with a group of federal and non-federal partners – including several experts from the UCEDD network - to develop a COVID-19 decision guide for families with children with special health care needs. The ACL is seeking your assistance with beta testing this tool.

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Increasing Financial Security and Independence through STABLE Accounts


August 10, 2020
by Ohio Treasurer Robert Sprague 

August is #ABLEtoSave Month, which is dedicated to increasing the awareness and usage of ABLE accounts nationwide. During this month of advocacy and outreach, I want to reiterate our commitment to growing the STABLE program and working to further establish specialized investment accounts as a mainstream financial tool.

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