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Building Tour

Renovated Building Tour A symbol of growth and progress. November 16, 2020   While we’ve been thankful to maintain virtual services and supports throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we were disappointed at having to cancel our open house and building rededication earlier this year. We have rescheduled for April 1, 2021 and are hopeful [...]

By |November 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|

DD Awareness 2020: From Celebrating Everyone to Protecting Everyone

Best Laid Plans March was supposed to be different. It was supposed to be a celebration of people with developmental disabilities living, learning, working and playing in their communities just like their friends and neighbors. It started out well enough as self-advocates gathered at the Ohio Statehouse to share their stories and meet [...]

By |March 31st, 2020|Community Inclusion, News & Events|

Ian’s Mom

A Real Life Story of Change   One of our County Board staff's favorite sessions from OCALICON 2019 was the opportunity to hear Ian Graschinsky's mother, Sheila, tell the history behind the creation of "Ian: A Moving Story." Sheila recounted how she noticed the reaction of students in the schoolyard adjacent to where [...]

By |November 27th, 2019|Community Inclusion, Individual Support Services, News & Events|

Auglaize Employer Boasts Inclusive Workforce

Heritage Center Considers All Abilities When Hiring It is clear from watching Dawn Guillozet talk about her newest hires that she is happy for her employees and proud of the workplace environment she is creating. “Overall, it’s been a very good experience, and everyone is capable of doing the job,” said Dawn who, in her [...]

By |November 7th, 2019|Employment, Individual Support Services, News & Events|