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Latest News from Disability Rights Ohio
June 11, 2013
This month's newsletter is now up! Read it on our website and be sure to sign up to receive it by email at the top of that page.
June 10, 2013
Thanks to the 1999 Olmstead decision, people with disabilities have the right to live in the community. To do this, they often need services that will come to their home. The Medicaid Individual Options (IO) waiver program is designed to provide this help, including assistance with personal care, home modifications, transportation, home-delivered meals, nutrition help, interpreter services, specialized equipment, adult day services and even supported employment. These services help a person stay in the community, rather than living in an institution. However, getting approved for an IO
May 17, 2013
Disability Rights Ohio is hiring for six different positions: Clerical Assistant, Advocate, Attorney, Intake Attorney, Community Work Incentive Coordinator and Community Work Incentive Team Leader. Check out the position descriptions on our Job Openings page.
Suits for Success Drive accepting professional attire donations for youth in foster care
June 18, 2013
Do you have clean and gently used professional clothing hanging in your closet that you don't...
Ohio amusement park's policy change for individuals with disabilities sparks debate among families of people with autism
June 14, 2013
Kings Island, the Cincinnati-area amusement park owned by Cedar Fair Entertainment, has changed...
Columbus-area athlete will be among first to compete in wheelchair division of state track-and-field meet
June 6, 2013
Athlete Tim Bailey of Westland High School in Galloway, Ohio, will be among the first atheles in...