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 is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

“Our Community is Better Together” is the theme for Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month 2012. The Athens County Board of Developmental Disabilities and other related organizations celebrate Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month every March and invite you to consider the true meaning of this year’s theme, “Our Community is Better Together.” Statewide, and across the nation, organizations…read more

Meet our new Adult Programs Habilitation Manager at ATCO! – Mark Cullison

Greetings to all ACBDD Staff I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce myself and give you a short background on my employment history. I got my start in developmental disabilities back in the 1980’s when I worked for the Association for the Developmentally Disabled in Columbus; first in direct care and then as a…read more

Spotlighting – Beacon School

Hello from the Beacon students and staff. We enjoy sharing our fall activities with you. Many of our classes have enjoyed nature walks and a recent trip to the Sweet Apple Farm near Belpre. Our students are continuing to develop social skills with trips into the community to enjoy local restaurants and upcoming holiday shopping….read more

Highlighting… Service And Support!

Residential Provider Awards Day on October 20, 2011 was an exciting and fun event. Over 100 people, providers and individuals were in attendance, and staff as well. Every residential provider present, whether agency or independent, received a “Certificate of Appreciation” for all their hard work, acknowledging that we could not meet the needs of our…read more

DAC Scoop

We have started to wrap up our gardening for the year, the picture we share is of Jeff M. washing a few carrots we harvested from our raised beds that were built from funding through the Athens Foundation As the weather begins to cool and we are unable to venture outdoors much, the Developmental Activity…read more

What’s New In Nursing

The County Board serves as a clinical and community experience site for physicians in training. Medical students learn valuable information on caring for individuals with disabilities. The individuals served by the County Board have the opportunity to educate the medical students from Ohio University on their special needs. Brian McCulloch is an excellent educator. Dr….read more