Author Archives: Lon Mitchell

Friday Update – June 23

 Disability advocates push back on health bill as vote looms  Marcy Kaptur statement on the Senate health care proposal  National Award presented to Double ARC’s Sister Suzette  TARTA is proposing a change to its funding model  Governor’s Council on People with Disabilities accepting annual award nominations  Athletes depart for State Summer Games  Are you ready […]

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Friday Update – June 16

 Advocates worry about cuts to Medicaid  Author tells how his adventure launched the Walk for Sunshine  Preventing falls  Study suggests autism is detectable in infants  Governor’s Council on People with Disabilities accepting annual award nominations  Black Swamp Benefit supports people with disabilities and efforts for world peace  Are you ready for some flag football?  Big […]

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Friday Update – June 9

 Superintendent’s Family and Advocate Forum canceled  Advocacy groups oppose legislation to replace Obamacare  Ohio Senate begins debate on the Ohio budget  Survey Seeks info to improve employment options  Governor’s Council on People with Disabilities accepting annual award nominations  Black Swamp Benefit supports people with disabilities and efforts for world peace  Golf lovers can help Double […]

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Friday Update – June 2

 Superintendent’s Family and Advocate Forum canceled  Action Alert – Contact your reps about changes to AHCA  Season begins for Camp Courageous  Lott Industries separates from the Board of DD. But why?  Sunshine ribbon-cutting for Life Coaching Center  Black Swamp Benefit supports people with disabilities and efforts for world peace  Last day to apply for position […]

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Friday Update – May 26

Featured contents this week Trump budget proposes major cuts to Medicaid, disability programs Update of the state budget University of Toledo begins a Best Buddies chapter Employment First stakeholder feedback meeting scheduled on May 31 ARC/Camp Courageous presents What Next? Life Skills Series Go social with the Board of DD Toledo and Lucas County seek applicants for […]

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Friday Update – May 19

Featured contents this week New Medicaid Waiver rule delayed Update on Ohio’s budget process Lott Industries nearing provider status New Guide to Parent Rights ARC/Camp Courageous presents What Next? Life Skills Series Go social with the Board of DD Toledo and Lucas County seek applicants for Commission on Disabilities Family Advisory Council begins monthly #FamilyTalk sessions […]

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Friday Update – May 12

    Toledo and Lucas County seek applicants for Commission on Disabilities     House passes health care bill alarming disability advocates     ARC/Camp Courageous presents What Next? Life Skills Series     Star of new super-hero comic book as Down syndrome     BCSN broadcasts Area IV meet     Go social with the Board of DD     […]

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Friday Update – May 5

    Area IV Spring Games will be Saturday, May 6     Toledo Schools reschedule Special Olympics     Levies pass for Fulton and Seneca boards of dd     House eliminates controversial changes to developmental disabilities budget     Rule Reminder regarding Independent Providers     Special Education to get boost under budget deal     […]

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Friday Update – April 28

    Area IV Spring Games will be May 6     Voters in neighboring counties will be on the ballot Tuesday     Partners for Inclusion Clothing Drive is next week     Amended budget includes deep cuts to new DD spending     Amended state budget bill adds waiting list modernization language     Volunteers […]

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Friday Update – April 21

    Area IV Spring Games will be May 6     Northwest Ohio Conference will be May 12     Video outlines DODD system, services     FDA warns about products claiming to cure Autism     Families sought for sensory room research     The Arc of Ohio annual day at Cedar Point is Wednesday, May 24, 2017 […]

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