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. […]

Stakeholder Survey open until May 5

We are starting our next three-year strategic planning process. Part of this process is gathering feedback from our stakeholders. If you live in Athens County and have an interest in shaping the future of the ACBDD, we welcome your feedback. We hope you will take a few minutes to answer the seven questions of our […]

Job Posting: Camp Program Counselors

The ACBDD is seeking camp counselors for the summer camp program at Beacon School, in collaboration with Ohio University’s Kids On Campus. This is a temporary position (5 weeks). Location: Beacon School, Athens, OHWage: Minimum of $10.45 hourly; commensurate with experience (current Beacon staff = $15 hourly)Benefits: Participation in OPERS.Schedule: June 14 – July 16: […]

Job Posting: Job Trainer

The Employment Options Division of the ACBDD seeks a part-time Job Trainer (25-40 hours/week as needed, including weekends, evenings and holidays). Qualifications:– HS diploma or equivalent required. Must meet basic requirements to obtain OH Dept. of Developmental Disabilities (ODDD) certification.– Must have or be able to pass within 30 days of hire Opportunities for Ohioans […]

Job Posting: Instructor, Intervention Specialist K-12

Beacon School has an opening for an Intervention Specialist, starting in the Fall 2021. Beacon School is a special educational service provider for five local school districts in Athens County. School age programming is tailored to meet the needs of students age 5-21 with focus in the areas of functional academics, prevocational instruction, socialization, daily […]

March Activities for Virtual DD Awareness Month

Every year, March is designated as Development Disability Awareness Month, which focuses on people’s diverse abilities and celebrates their contributions to our communities. For those of us at the Athens County Board of Developmental Disabilities (ACBDD), we do this every day, all year round. But, for the month of March, we take a little extra […]

Polar Bear Plunge 2021

Register for the 3rd Annual Polar Bear Plunge! Hosted by the Albany VFW, and WSEO 107.7When: Feb. 13, 2021 Time: Each team or individual will be assigned a time to ensure social distancingWhere: Lake Snowden, Albany, Ohio What is the Polar Bear Plunge?This is an event held during the winter when participants enter a body of water […]