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

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

Congrats Team Atco!!

On February 13th TEAM ATCO took the plunge! We raised around $750 dollars for Special Olympics and to complete the fundraiser we jumped into lake Snowden on the coldest day of the year so far…It was 5 degrees with the wind chill factored in. The Team was led by Captain Autumn Bycofski, Marilyn Tucker raised…read more

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

“Our Community is Better Together” is the theme for Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month 2012. The Athens County Board of Developmental Disabilities and other related organizations celebrate Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month every March and invite you to consider the true meaning of this year’s theme, “Our Community is Better Together.” Statewide, and across the nation, organizations…read more