William T. Darling, Ph.D.

Bill Darling is the director of Assistive Technology of Ohio in the College of Engineering at The Ohio State University. He is in his 20th year working the field of educating Ohioans about the ways techhnology improves the lives of people with disabilities. For eight years, Dr. Darling worked in the field of workers’ compensation, coordinating return-to-work programs for injured workers. He began his professional career as a social worker at Southeast Community Mental Health Center in Columbus.

Bill was appointed by Governor Bob Taft to be on the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council, serving the last two years as the chairman. He is also a past president of the Ohio chapter of the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals. He has his own consulting business, Darling Rehabilitation, advising employers on workers’ compensation matters. He is also the boys’ cross country and track and field coach at Thomas Worthington High School. He and his wife, Jill, are the proud parents of six children and live in Worthington.