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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 -

Assistive Technology of Ohio

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

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 -

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 -

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 -

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. -

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
  2. Ohio Program Helps Juvenile Offenders with Mental Health Disorders
  3. Ohio Governor Signs Significant School Choice Expansion
  4. Ohio Supreme Court Limits Recovery for Wrongful-Birth Negligence
  5. OSU Medical Center Ohio Awarded $7.4 Million for Women and Aging

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