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.

Featured Program: Atco Adult Services

It is hard to believe that it has been two years that our fuzzy canine friend has been hard at work at Atco. Since January 2008 Delta, a six year old Border Collie, has been coming to Atco to participate in Animal Assisted Activities. AAA is the use of animals to provide opportunities for motivational…read more

Welcome to Our New Superintendent!

After serving as ACBDD Assistant Superintendent throughout 2009, Eric Young has been named new Superintendent of ACBDD as of Jan 1, 2010. In the late 1980’s, Eric worked in the Adult Services Program at Atco and has served as Program Director and Assistant Superintendent at the Gallipolis Developmental Center where he frequently worked closely with…read more

Congratulations to Jody Harris

On 12/31/09, Jody Harris embarked on a well-deserved retirement after 10 years as Superintendent at ACBDD and more than 32 yrs in the field. She received recognition awards from several entities including PAR, SOCOG, Region 4 Superintendents, Athens County Commissioners and the local Consumer Advocacy & Advisory Council which she has vowed to continue to…read more