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.

Word Of The Month…Opportunity

Atco Adult program believes that all persons, regardless of their disability, have the right to enjoy the same full range of life experiences that others in our community enjoy. We believe that each person who desires to live and work in their community can be successful. We believe the community should be accessible to all…read more

Community Inclusion Activities

See Jeff Bierlein 592-6659, ext. 254 or jbierlein@athenscbdd.org for more information Atco Bell Choir meets at Atco each Tuesday from 9-9:45 a.m. Hocking Writer’s group begins Tuesday October 4th, 12:30-1:30 p.m. at Atco. Atco Vocal Choir meets at Atco each Thursday from 1:30-2:15 p.m. Passion Works Cake Fight at University Mall, Sat. Oct. 8th, 10-2:00…read more

Personnel Plus is being sponsored on WOUB Radio

Personnel Plus is being sponsored on WOUB Radio by area businesses for the tenth consecutive year. This year’s sponsors are Diagnostic Hybrids, Carpenter and Associates and Ed Map. Each one of these businesses sponsored Personnel Plus to be on the air for 365 days. This form of advertising has been and continues to be one…read more

This month’s spotlight is Atco, Inc.

Eight local athletes competed in the 2011 Special Olympics State Summer Games. Athens County was well represented in the bowling competition, by Atco’s bowling team. Local Olympic activities began on Thursday, June 23 at OU’s Peden Stadium with the annual Torch Run, carrying the Flame of Hope to Columbus for the opening ceremonies of the…read more

The Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities Seeks Your Ideas!

Family Forums … Coming in June to Six Locations, Statewide You are invited to attend a Family Forum featuring an informative presentation on Ohio’s budget, by DODD Director John Martin. County Board Superintendents, service providers, and family members will share and ask for ideas about how we can manage – but do more – with…read more

June is Service and Support Administration Month!

Greetings from Lavelle Road!! We have a new SSS on board, Sunday Franklin. She is not new to the DD world. Sunday worked for APSI, covering Athens County for six years prior to coming to the County Board. Sunday is married, has two children and lives in Cheshire, Ohio. Sunday states she is looking forward…read more