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

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