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Disability News: Ohio

  • Synopsis: 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.

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Latest Ohio Publications

  1. Reduction of Taser Use in Franklin County Jails
    Justice Department announces Franklin County, Ohio, sheriff office has fully implemented agreement regarding use of tasers.
  2. Ohio Program Helps Juvenile Offenders with Mental Health Disorders
    BHJJ program started at request of Ohio juvenile court judges with help from Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and Ohio Department of Youth Services.
  3. Ohio Governor Signs Significant School Choice Expansion
    State budget considerably increases the number of educational options available to Buckeye State families.
  4. Ohio Supreme Court Limits Recovery for Wrongful-Birth Negligence
    Parents seeking compensation for injuries from a doctor or hospital wrongful birth negligence have discovered limitations on monetary recovery available.
  5. OSU Medical Center Ohio Awarded $7.4 Million for Women and Aging
    Ohio State Medical Center is one of four regional centers collaborating to help understand risk predictors of women health conditions after menopause.

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