Community Connections

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Through our Community Connections program, we work to enhance the connection people with disabilities have to our community and the connection we, as an organization, make to the community.

Our Community Connections team:

  • Helps youth with developmental disabilities successfully transition from school to work
  • Evaluates and assesses each individual on their wants, desires and goals relating to employment
  • Coordinates employment options and benefits
  • Represents and promotes the Auglaize County Board of DD program through business and community organizations

Our Mission: To ensure individuals with developmental disabilities have access to quality supports, providing them opportunities to live, work and play in our community.

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DSP Finds Fulfillment in Making Others Happy

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

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 [...]

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Building Relationships for a Lifetime

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

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 [...]

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From Dairy Farmer to DSP

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

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 [...]

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