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2011 Disability Awareness Festival

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness month in Ohio. The 2011 theme is Together. The Ohio Public Images Network has four different posters stressing that when we work together towards a truly inclusive community we see the future as brighter, our neighborhoods grow stronger, we accomplish more, and everyone wins! In order to work together and…read more

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State Rep. Debbie Phillips receives “Legislator of the Year” Award

State Representative Debbie Phillips was honored as the “Legislator of the Year” by the Ohio County Boards of Developmental Disabilities (OACB) at their 27th annual convention on December 2. The award was presented by our Superintendent Eric Young, and Dan Schoonover, a self-advocate from Athens County. Representative Phillips represents areas of Athens, Meigs, Morgan and…read more

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Welcome to Our New Superintendent!

After serving as ACBDD Assistant Superintendent throughout 2009, Eric Young has been named new Superintendent of ACBDD as of Jan 1, 2010. In the late 1980’s, Eric worked in the Adult Services Program at Atco and has served as Program Director and Assistant Superintendent at the Gallipolis Developmental Center where he frequently worked closely with…read more

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Congratulations to Jody Harris

On 12/31/09, Jody Harris embarked on a well-deserved retirement after 10 years as Superintendent at ACBDD and more than 32 yrs in the field. She received recognition awards from several entities including PAR, SOCOG, Region 4 Superintendents, Athens County Commissioners and the local Consumer Advocacy & Advisory Council which she has vowed to continue to…read more

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