Fayette, Pickaway, and Ross Counties received a DODD Grant aimed to develop a plan to provide better outreach and communication to families that receive services from their County Board of DD. Part of the beginning stages of this grant is collecting input from families that will help shape cross-county policies, procedures and practices as the […]
Record Herald highlights new program at SSCC for training opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
A new program is being started at Southern State Community College (SSCC) for those with intellectual disabilities. Although this new program will be housed at the Hillsboro campus, individuals from all over are welcome to take part — including those in Fayette County. The new program is titled “College to Career Experience” or CCE for
Due to the recent increase in spread of the Coronavirus in Fayette County, we have now been elevated to red status on the State of Ohio Alert system. The Fayette County Health Department has put together helpful information on what this level means and how we can help slow the spread of the virus. Please
We have added valuable information related to voting for individuals with disabilities under the resource tab. It is helpful information and may answer many questions individuals, families and providers have regarding voting.
The FCBDD is excited to partner with Southern State Community College to promote the College to Career Experience (CCE) program. For more information about this great opportunity, visit https://www.sscc.edu/specialized/college-career-experience.shtml.
As we prepare for the start of a new preschool year, our staff have created videos to help the students prepare for the changes and safety precautions that are in place. Visit the preschool tab under programs and services and click on preschool videos to view them and share with your kids.
As preschool is nearing, we wanted to share with you the changes and safety precautions you will see at preschool this year. Take a look at our preschool newsletter to find the most up to date information.
On Sunday, July 26, 2020, the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine shared a video to honor the milestone and announce that OOD is offering on-demand Disability Etiquette Training. The free training includes firsthand accounts from Ohioans with disabilities and tips for respectful interactions. We have
We have posted the July 2020 special edition newsletter. Check it out to see what has been happening in the FCBDD world.
The Ohio 811 rental assistance program is a housing option for people with developmental disabilities to live independently and affordably while still receiving the supports that they need. Affordable, one-bedroom apartments are available to people with developmental disabilities in 36 Ohio counties, including Fayette County. A limited supply of two-bedroom apartments are available. This is