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.

A Special Heartfelt Thank You to the Ohio Elks Association

The Ohio Elks Association, along with the Nelsonville Elks, recently donated $8,000 to Beacon School through their State Project Cerebral Palsy. The Association has generated donations of nearly $20,000 to Beacon School since 2003. The money has been used to purchase equipment and items to enhance and support the needs of our physically challenged children…read more

Featuring – Service & Support Administration

The SSA department has been diligently working on ways to cut expenses to help with budgeting issues occurring throughout the County Board. Since waiver costs are established by DODD and in Ohio Administrative Code, the SSA Department’s only control over these costs is to ensure the waiver services that are authorized in an individual’s Service…read more

This Month’s Spotlight – Beacon School

Hello from the Beacon students and staff! We are pleased to be sharing our spring activities with you. Many of our children will be enjoying nature walks on the bike path to increase their physical activity and playing on the new playground equipment at the South Side Park. The Preschool class is busy learning about…read more

Our Featured Program for April – Pasion Works Studio

Carole Miller has painted her way into being the Passion Works featured artist of the month for April. Carole comes to Passion Works every other Monday and has for many years. Carole’s artwork has been featured on tiles, commissioned art and other fine art pieces. Carole is a pleasure to be around; she is full…read more

March’s Featured Program – PersonnelPlus!

PersonnelPlus, Preparing Tomorrow’s Workforce In February, PersonnelPlus Training Coordinator, Stephanie Howell held the first Job Club of 2012. Stephanie facilitated a class of 13 students that focused on job preparation and retention. The participants ranged from high school transition students with no work experience, to adults with developmental disabilities who had years of previous work…read more