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Vocational Habilitation: Meaningful Services on the Path to Employment

By |April 25th, 2018|Individual Support Services, News & Events|

Rule Changes Focus on Competitive Integrated Employment It was not so long ago that the path to employment for people with developmental disabilities looked the same for everyone; finish high school or transitional programming and move right into receiving adult services at a sheltered workshop. Over the last several years, however, the landscape along the [...]

Auglaize DD Recognizes Area Employers

By |October 31st, 2017|Individual Support Services, News & Events|

Month-long Celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Concludes Julie Herbst reads a resolution from the Auglaize County Commissioners to members of the Auglaize DD Board during the October 16th meeting. From a resolution signed by the Auglaize County Commissioners to the presentation of certificates to 16 area employers, October was a busy month [...]

DSP Finds Fulfillment in Making Others Happy

By |September 15th, 2017|Individual Support Services, News & Events|

Former Factory Worker Enjoys Rewards of New Career It's clear from watching them talk that Vicki and her Direct Support Professional, Terresa Oakes, enjoy spending time together. Vicki says Terresa is funny and that they like to play cards, sing in the car, go shopping and go out to eat. Terresa, who is a self-proclaimed [...]

Building Relationships for a Lifetime

By |September 14th, 2017|Individual Support Services, News & Events|

Miracles Take Time If there's one thing Jan Kentner has learned in her 8 years as a Direct Support Professional, it's not to give up on people before the miracle happens. "It takes a while to get to know someone; everyone has different strengths," notes Jan. Jan finds working as a DSP rewarding because she [...]