Nominations for the John C. Vitullo Memorial Award

The John C. Vitullo Memorial Award was established in 1995 in recognition of Mr. Vitullo’s contributions to our program. The recipient for this award should reflect the type of person Mr. Vitullo exemplified: A contributor to our programs. Active in our community. Demonstrates support of family and friendship for others. The first recipient was Mr. …

Strategic Plan Feedback

The Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disabilities is currently seeking feedback on the Strategic Plan.  If you would like to provide comments, please e-mail Paul Iden at piden@mahoningcountyoh.gov before Friday, December 8, 2017. You may also send comments to Paul Iden at 825 Bev Road, Boardman, Ohio 44512.  Please follow the link below to review the Strategic …

Happy Thanksgiving

The MCBDD will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.  All programs will resume on Monday, November 27.  Please have a happy, healthy, safe holiday.

Ohio State University Nisonger Center Survey

Technology Use and Services A Survey for Families Dear Participant, You are being invited to complete a survey about remote services (also known as remote monitoring) even if you are not using it. Remote Services use electronic equipment to support and assist people with developmental disabilities in their home. This service is provided from an off-site …

Developmental disabilities board celebrates 50 years amid transition

Before the governor signed a bill creating county boards of developmental disabilities in 1967, parents of Mahoning County residents with developmental disabilities took to teaching classes in church basements. The board now serves between 1,400 and 1,500 residents per year and operates a school and several workshops, but a recent federal ruling means the board …

Lecture – Financial Planning for Special Needs Families

Thursday, Nov. 9 at 6:30 p.m. Location: DSAV Center for Success Presenter:  Adam Coppock, Financial Advisor, Prudential Advisors, Columbiana Lecture is open to all parents, family members and caregivers of those with Down syndrome in our region. Due to space constraints, lectures are ADULT only. Please email office@dsav.org by November 7 to reserve your spot.

Operation Troop Employ 2017

Operation Troop Employ 2017 Job Fair and Hire a Veteran will be held on Tuesday, November 7 from 10AM to 2:00 PM at Stambaugh Auditorium. The 2017 Hiring Fair is open to all job seekers but with an Operation Hire a Veteran component offering special activities and early access for veterans. Veterans will be admitted …

Cambridge Regional Resource Summit

On Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM, the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities will be hosting a unique opportunity for agency staff and community partners to gain further insight, knowledge and understanding on a variety of topics. This opportunity will provide a venue for agency staff and community partners to further …

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