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

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

Thank You

A special THANKS to Letha Conner and Alania Monk for their efforts in obtaining a $3,000 grant through the Ohio Elks Association Cerebral Palsy Project. The money was awarded through the Nelsonville Elks Lodge #543, in addition to a donation of physical therapy equipment valued at approximately $3,000. Our heart felt appreciation to the Elks…read more