Nisonger Center — Photo Contest + Self Advocates Wanted to Participate LEND Program

From Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities “NewsBits” Nisonger Photo Contest–Deadline August 1 The Nisonger Center at The Ohio State University has extended its deadline for the annual ‘In Sights’ Photo Contest. Enter for a chance to win up to $500. This year’s theme is Sports and Play Activities. For additional details, call 614-685-3196 or … Continue reading Nisonger Center — Photo Contest + Self Advocates Wanted to Participate LEND Program

The Mother of Disability Rights

‘Crip Camp’ the Oscars and the tenancy of one legendary activist Disability rights advocate Judy Heumann in Washington, where she has lived since 1993. (Shuran Huang/For The Washington Post) By David A. Taylor  May 25, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. EDT From May 30, 2021 “The Washington Post Magazine” Judy Heumann’s pandemic year started off extremely … Continue reading The Mother of Disability Rights

Technology – We Will Not Go Back

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

Governor DeWine, Ohio’s First Lady, and OSU President Johnson visit Assistive Technology of Ohio

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

DeWine and Husted Proclaim April 14 “Assistive Technology Awareness Day”

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”

Spanish Helpdesk line – Milestones Autism Resources

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

Mike Glenn: A Special Player, Person and Pioneer in Deaf Basketball in America

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

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