Community Resources

For additional information about related agencies locally, in Ohio and across the United States, click on a link below and you will be directed to that web site.

Bold Beginning!

Life Map

DD Council Grant registration

Best Buddies Program

Center for Self Determination

Cerebral Palsy Causes Guide

DD Acronyms

Department of Developmental Disabilities

Disability Rights of Ohio

5 Key Parts of Person-Centered Planning

National Autism Association

Office of Social Security Administration

Ohio Association of Adult Services

Ohio Association of County Boards of DD

Ohio Association of Services for Children

Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incident

Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities

Ohio Employment First Initiative

Ohio Self Determination Association

The ARC of Ohio

PLAY Project

People First of Ohio

Preble County Commissioners

Help Me Grow


A Letter from a Parent

As the mother of a special needs child – my son has autism – I understand the unique challenges that parents, families and educators of these exceptional children face daily. Many days run smoothly, but let’s face it – some days are more of a struggle than others.

In honor of school being back in full swing, which always presents many changes to our children’s routines, I decided to create a list of some of the articles I’ve come across in the past few months that shed light on many of the ways we can support our special needs kids. (Please click on the links below.)

Routines and Children with Disabilities

Beneficial Activities for Kids with Special Needs

Teaching Students with Special Needs

Homeschooling and Special Needs Children’s Guide for Family Caregivers

A Safety Guide for Disabled Pedestrians

A New Savings Plan for the Disabled

A Guide for Disabled Homebuyers

Financial Assistance for Accessibility Home Repairs and Modifications

Home Accessibility Costs