OPINION: Technology Crucial to Daily Life for Many with Disabilities

Bill Adams is a self-advocacy specialist at STAR, Inc., and a former president of People First of Ohio.

STAR Offers Increased Access to Computers, Online Services in Remodeled Learning Center
The new learning center is designed specifically as a learning space for people with disabilities, and is staffed with two individual support facilitators ready to assist individuals working in the lab.  
STABLE Account Points/Facts
What is a STABLE account? 
Little Caesars Awarded Employer of the Year by Vocation Station

Employees of the Year Awarded to Jackie Barnett and Jessie Murphy

STAR, Inc., Charity Car Show Funds Purchase of New Mower by !MPACT

The car show was on Sept. 9 and raised $5,600, almost triple the amount needed for the mower.

New Video Spotlights Importance of Community Employment Program

The Scioto County Board of Developmental Disabilities (SCBDD) has produced a new short video – “Exploring Community Employment” – that addresses the advantages of the Community Employment Program as experienced by individuals in the program and their parents.

Have Questions About Privatization of Adult Services?
Check out this Q&A with Superintendent Julie Monroe 
Scioto County Board of DD Obtains Three-Year CARF Accreditation
Accreditors award maximum to community employment services, job development, transition programs  
August newsletter now available!
Submissions for the next issue are open until Wednesday, Sept. 21. 
SCBDD's June Newsletter Published
Submissions for next issue accepted until July 20 
Guthrie Named Director of School Programs at SCBDD
“It is an honor to work in this capacity with our students, families and staff." 
Aktion Club Rings Bells for Salvation Army
Volunteers raise more than $13K for local causes 
SCBDD Releases Annual Report Detailing Program Activities, Finances
Living the Dream: Building a System of Opportunity and Empowerment Together can be found on this website under Publications. 
Community Employment Banquet Honors Employees, Employers
Durham, Shaw, Porter, and Buckler receive recognition from the Community Employment Program 
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