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Auglaize DD Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month

By |October 17th, 2017|News & Events|

Board Receives Project SEARCH Updates and Proclamation from Auglaize Commissioners The Auglaize County Board of Developmental Disabilities held its regular meeting October 16th at Otterbein St. Marys Senior Lifestyle Community in recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). Julie Herbst, Andrew Ellis, JT Lucia, Kathy Jeffries As the host business for the [...]

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 [...]

From Dairy Farmer to DSP

By |September 13th, 2017|Individual Support Services, News & Events|

Kettler Finds Rewarding Second Career Julie Kettler began working at Auglaize Industries six years ago after her family sold their dairy cows. Julie says she was aware of Auglaize Industries in New Bremen, but didn't know much about the field of developmental disabilities. She decided to give it a try and found that she enjoys [...]