DRO raises concerns about state Transition Plan for CMS rule changes

The state of Ohio last month released its proposed Transition Plan for home and community-based services (HCBS) in response to new federal rules issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Read more...

January 16, 2015Read More

Disability Rights Ohio encourages public to comment on state Transition Plan

Yesterday the state of Ohio released its proposed Transition Plan for home and community-based services (HCBS) in response to new federal rules issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Within five years, states will only be allowed to spend Medicaid waiver money on services that are in... Read more...

December 16, 2014Read More

Disability Rights Ohio scores major victory in case of Gibson v. Forest Hills School District

For over four years, Disability Rights Ohio represented Chloe Gibson, a student with autism, a seizure disorder and moderate cognitive impairment, and fought to help her actively pursue an education and make progress toward achieving her goal of gaining customized supported employment in an integrated setting after graduation. Read more...

February 21, 2014Read More

TOPS intern Adam Moss on road to success at Ohio State University

Adam, who will turn 20 in May, came to us through the Nisonger Center's Transition Options in Postsecondary Settings for Students with Intellectual and Development Disabilities Program, otherwise known as TOPS. The program aims to give transition-aged individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities a chance to experience college and, hopefully,... Read more...

April 19, 2013Read More

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