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.

Featuring Beacon School

Last month five classes from Beacon School took a step back in time with a visit to Robbins Crossing on the campus of Hocking College in Nelsonville. We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful day as we walked from cabin to cabin learning about life in Athens County in the 1850’s. Characters in period…read more

CONGRATULATIONS TO JOYCE FRANK!

Joyce will be retiring March 31, 2011 after 26 years with the ACBDD. She was hired in 1984 as a Job Coach with Atco, then became Training Coordinator and held that position for 18 years. In 1998 Joyce was hired as the Studio Coordinator at Passion Works, which has flourished under her direction. Thank you…read more

PASSION WORKS

Welcome, Wayne Savage! Our New Studio Coordinator at Passion Works! Passion Works Studio is pleased to introduce our new Studio Coordinator, Wayne Savage. Wayne brings a rich background in the arts spanning more than 30 years of practice, implementation and innovation. As an artist, Wayne Savage sculpts buildings and life scenes from Styrofoam. He is…read more

Athens County Board of DD 2011 Disability Awareness Festival

More than 200 people attended the 2011 Disability Awareness Festival that was held on March 1 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm at the Athens Community Center. “Together the Future is Brighter” focused on promoting positive perceptions and inclusion of people with developmental disabilities. Presentations included the reading a proclamation from the Athens County Commissioners,…read more

A message from Eric Young, Superintendent

“Building on Abilities” is the motto of the Athens County Board of Developmental Disabilities. Each and every one of us has things that we do well and things that we need help with. Staff at the ACBDD believe that all persons’ abilities should be highlighted, especially those individuals who have developmental disabilities. People who have…read more

Delays

Beacon buses are on a two hour delay this am