Last week Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, First Lady Fran DeWine, Ohio State University President Kristina Johnson, Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities Director Kevin Miller, and many others visited Assistive Technology of Ohio. AT Ohio Executive Director Dr. Bill Darling provided an update on the latest technology to assist Ohioans with disabilities to become employed and/or … Continue reading Technology – We Will Not Go Back
We were honored to host Governor Mike DeWine, First Lady Fran DeWine and the president of The Ohio State University, Dr. Kristina Johnson, to our offices at Assistive Technology of Ohio! We were also blessed to be joined by Kevin Miller, Director of Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities. Assistive Technology of Ohio, based in the … Continue reading Governor DeWine, Ohio’s First Lady, and OSU President Johnson visit Assistive Technology of Ohio
Now to April 26th – Dept of Labor dialogue/input: people with disabilities employment equity in underserved communities
US Department of Labor opens dialogue to ensure equity in employment for people with disabilities from historically underserved communities Initiative will inform future policy, programs, funding opportunities WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor announced, beginning April 12, it will open a two-week national online dialogue to gather ideas for ensuring equity in employment policies and … Continue reading Now to April 26th – Dept of Labor dialogue/input: people with disabilities employment equity in underserved communities
Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted joined states all over the country in proclaiming April 14, 2021 to be Assistive Technology Awareness Day! We thank the Governor for this recognition and for his commitment to assistive technology and remote supports for people with disabilities. In 2018, Governor John Kasich declared Ohio to be … Continue reading DeWine and Husted Proclaim April 14 “Assistive Technology Awareness Day”
Milestones Autism Resources ofrece ayuda gratuita en español – Milestones Autism Resources provides free Spanish Helpdesk MAR OFN info card ENG AND SPANISH.pdf MAR HelpDesk Business Card_SPANISH.pdf Milestones Autism Resources, located in Warrensville Heights, is proud to now provide a Spanish Helpdesk line, as a part of our work with the Ohio Family Network (OFN) … Continue reading Spanish Helpdesk line – Milestones Autism Resources
USA Today recently published an article looking at the growing and troubling trend of people who are (or are suspecting to be) faking a disability in order to get preferred status during travel, especially in regard to airlines. From wanting to board first, to making very questionable claims asserting an accompanying pet is a “service … Continue reading Disability Fakers in the Airline Industry
When I was growing up in Carbondale, some of my fondest memories were going to college basketball games. The Salukis of Southern Illinois University have quite a tradition, and there were many memorable nights spent at the SIU Arena. One such evening was January 19, 1978, when SIU hosted undefeated and 4th ranked Indiana State, … Continue reading Mike Glenn: A Special Player, Person and Pioneer in Deaf Basketball in America
Ohio DD Awareness Day Ohio Tech Ambassador Panel on FaceBook Live + Upcoming Tech Online Zoom Sessions
All five Ohio Tech Ambassadors, listed below, will be giving a panel presentation at 2021 Developmental Disability Awareness and Advocacy Day on Tuesday, March 2 at 10 AM representing each of their specific regions. This will be streamed live on Facebook Live Streaming at the Developmental Disability Awareness & Advocacy Day Facebook Page at: https://www.facebook.com/OhioDDAwareness … Continue reading Ohio DD Awareness Day Ohio Tech Ambassador Panel on FaceBook Live + Upcoming Tech Online Zoom Sessions
There is a town just north of Carbondale called DuQuoin, home to something called the DuQuoin State Fair. My whole life growing up I assumed the DuQuoin State Fair had some connection to the Illinois State Fair – perhaps it was the state fair for folks who felt it was too much to drive the … Continue reading Friday Spotlight: Ronnie Milsap
Technology Showcase on March 3Marci Straughter, one of the Tech Ambassadors for the State of Ohio, will be having a technology showcase on March 3, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. to show people how technology can be used to enhance safety and independence for people who have developmental disabilities. The showcase will be held on Zoom.Marci … Continue reading Technology Showcase on March 3 – Email to receive Zoom Link
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