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Disability News: Ohio

  • Synopsis: Last Updated: 2016-07-17 - Disability news articles from Ohio USA Stories include medical and health related news and coming events

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ADA-OHIO - ADA-OHIO is a state wide non-profit organization that provides information, technical assistance and training about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to individuals, businesses, state and local government agencies or municipalities - www.ada-ohio.org

Assistive Technology of Ohio

Assistive Technology of Ohio (AT Ohio) is a federally funded nonprofit organization housed at The Ohio State University - www.atohio.org

Autism Society of Ohio

The mission of the Autism Society of Ohio (ASO) is to improve the lives of all affected by autism in Ohio - www.autismohio.org

America Council of the Blind Ohio

The American Council of the Blind of Ohio is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality and the equality of life for persons who are blind or visually impaired - www.acbohio.org

Brain Injury Association of Ohio

BIAOH is a statewide advocacy and education organization incorporated in 1982 to improve services and supports to Ohioans with brain injury and their families, and to promote prevention - www.biaoh.org/

United Cerebral Palsy of Ohio

The mission of United Cerebral Palsy is to empower children and adults with disabilities to advance their independence, productivity and inclusion in the community. - www.ucpcleveland.org/welcome.asp

Ohio Disability Data Table From the 2005 American Community Survey - The Center for Personal Assistance Services has compiled state and national data on the prevalence of overall disability and of self-care difficulty, by gender, age, race and ethnicity, type of disability, family income, benefit recipiency, employment status, and living arrangement.

Ohio Disability Statistics:

  • An estimated 1,727,000 people in Ohio have a disability, or 16.6% of the population age 5 and over.
  • An estimated 328,000 people, or 3.2% of the population 5 and over, have difficulty performing self-care activities, also known as Activities of Daily Living, such as dressing, bathing, or getting around inside the home.
Latest Ohio Publications
1 - Reduction of Taser Use in Franklin County Jails - U.S. Department of Justice.
2 - Ohio Program Helps Juvenile Offenders with Mental Health Disorders - Case Western Reserve University.
3 - Ohio Governor Signs Significant School Choice Expansion - American Federation for Children.
4 - Ohio Supreme Court Limits Recovery for Wrongful-Birth Negligence - The Becker Law Firm.
5 - OSU Medical Center Ohio Awarded $7.4 Million for Women and Aging - Medical Center Public Affairs and Media Relations.
6 - Ohio Town Renamed Snidersville in Honor of Twisted Sister's Front Man Dee Snider - March of Dimes.
7 - Call to Preserve Home-care as an Option for Seniors and People with Disabilities - Ohio Association of Medical Equipment Services.
8 - Temporary Disability Compensation Can Include Concurrent Wages - Ohio Disability News - Ohio Supreme Court.
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