ACBDD Athens News 2017

Please enjoy the Special section of the Athens News featuring the ACBDD.

New Painting

Check out the new painting at the entrance of Beacon School. It looks amazing. Thanks to Passion Works Studio and Nancy Jane Epling for the job well done!!!

Beacon School’s Pete the Cat

Pete has been busy visiting various locations around town.

“March on Court Street” for Disability Awareness

Join us for the area’s first-ever “March on Court Street” to increase disability awareness. Bring your signs, your banners, your voice, and your friends! The month of March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. We are going to start the month off by having a “March on Court Street” (we have received permission from the Athens…read more

2018 Developmental Disability Awareness Festival

Developmental Disability Awareness Month is once again coming up in March, and we are very excited to share this year’s theme – Celebrate CommUNITY! In honor of this month, the Athens County Board of Developmental Disabilities is hosting its annual Developmental Disabilities Awareness Festival on March 20th, at the Athens Community Center from 6 p.m….read more

Job Posting: Substitute Instructors

SUBSTITUTE INSTRUCTORS NEEDED, BEACON SCHOOL Qualifications • Eligibility for or current OH Department of Education (ODE) substitute teacher license • Knowledge of child development, educational and adaptive equipment/devices, behavior and classroom management preferred • Lift, move and carry a minimum of 30 pounds. Job Duties • Follow lesson plans and daily routine for assigned classroom…read more

ACBDD to host community forum on Feb. 20

We will be hosting a community forum on Tuesday, Feb. 20th, at ATCO (21 S. Campbell Street, Athens), from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., and you are invited. The forum will include a presentation and an update on the ATCO transition, which is in the third year of its three-year plan. Community members will be…read more

Job Posting: Transition Coordinator

Position: Transition Coordinator Location: Employment Options, 1002 E. State St, Suite 4, Athens, OH 45701 Wage: Competitive starting rate Benefits: Excellent benefits including comprehensive health and life insurance plus generous paid time off and participation in OH Public Employee Retirement System (OPERS). Schedule: Monday – Friday, full-time 40 hrs/wk, flexible schedule to meet business needs…read more