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

Featured Program – PersonnelPlus

“Employment First” Initiative In Athens County PersonnelPlus Employment Services is proud to be a part of a state and national movement to increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities. On March 19th, 2012, Governor John Kasich signed Executive Order 2012-05k establishing Ohio as an “Employment First” State. The Employment First initiative means that Ohio County…read more

Congrats to Mark Cullison!

We are also pleased to announce that Mark Cullison has been appointed as Adult Services Director. Mark’s office will be at PersonnelPlus where he will directly supervise the staff, and oversee the day-to-day operations of PersonnelPlus. We will be filling Mark’s previous position of Habilitation Manager to oversee the day-to-day operations at Atco. Mark will…read more

Featuring – Facilities & Transportation

The Facilities Department for the ACBDD operates and maintains 59,800 square feet of buildings plus grounds. The largest facility is Beacon School which was constructed in 1979 and contains 30,00 square feet of space. The second largest facility is Atco which was constructed in the 60’s and renovated for the Atco workshop in the late…read more

Featuring—The ATCO Vocal Choir

The ATCO Vocal Choir had another successful holiday season! True ambassadors of the Athens County Board of DD; the choir spread holiday cheer to many people during the Christmas season. The members were also proud to sport their new vests that were certainly festive. As always, the choir not only showcases the ACBDD’s programs but…read more

This Month’s Spotlight…Beacon School!

Hello from the Beacon students and staff. We enjoy sharing our school activities with you. Many of our classes have enjoyed fall nature walks and a trip to the Walker Pumpkin Farm near Logan. Students enjoyed picking their favorite pumpkin out of the large pumpkin patch, finding their way through a corn field maze, and…read more

Retirement Congratulations! We Will Miss You Both!

Mary Flowers—15 Years Of Service Mary Flowers will be retiring from the Athens County Board of DD (ACBDD) on December 31, 2012 after 15 years of service to ACBDD following her employment with Atco. Prior to being hired by ACBDD, Mary began at Atco as a substitute Workshop Specialist I in the late 1980’s. Atco…read more