A membership organization formed in 1988 as the Association for Persons
in Supported Employment to improve and expand integrated employment opportunities,
services, and outcomes for persons experiencing disabilities.
Contains position papers, background information, and Links
to other sites including
the U.S. Department of Education.
Arc of Ohio
Contains timely information on federal and state legislation that affects
our children and all people with disabilities.
A non-profit organization celebrating 25 years of dedication
to providing resources for better living.
Family Information Network
A parent-to-parent network that provides support by offering
information, referral, education, and mentoring services to families
of children with disabilities and the professionals who serve them.
Maumee Valley Civitan
A website that
discusses the activities of this chapter of the international
service organization. The international focus of Civitan is supporting
persons with developmental disabilities.
My Voice My Choice
A Project funded by the Ohio Developmental
Disabilities Council, develops report cards on providers to help
consumers and families can make informed choices.
No Wrong Door
If you need help and don't know where to turn, just call any one of the Wood County
agencies at this link and it will guide you to the services you
Office of Disability Employment Policy
Provides national leadership on disability employment policy by developing
and influencing the use of evidence-based disability employment
policies and practices, building collaborative partnerships, and delivering
authoritative and credible data on employment of people with disabilities.
Ohio Association of County Boards of DD
Working to ensure the availability of
programs, services, and supports that assist eligible individuals
with mental retardation and developmental disabilities in choosing
and achieving a life of increasing capability such that they can live,
work, and play in the community.
Public Images Network
This site includes OPI's catalog of awareness materials, support
materials to help with public awareness and media campaigns, plus
information about the annual media awards program.
Ohio Special Olympics
A nonprofit program of sports training and competition for individuals
with mental retardation.
Established in 1968, PAR is an association for individuals working in the field
of mental retardation and developmental disabilities in Ohio.
For adult brothers and sisters of people with disabilities.