The ODDC is a planning and advocacy body committed to community inclusion for people with developmental disabilities.
ODDD is responsible for overseeing a statewide system of supports and services for people with disabilities and their families.
OSDA believes that individuals with disabilities should have the freedom to plan their own lives and to pursue the things that are important to them with the support of independent planning and support coordination.
The mission of the OLRS is to protect and advocate, in partnership with people with disabilities, for their human, civil and legal rights.
The mission of SABE is to ensure that people with disabilities are treated as equals and that they are given the same decisions, choices, rights, responsibilities, and chance to speak up to empower themselves; opportunities to make new friends; and to learn from their mistakes.
Discussions on how the principles of self-determination can help all persons create the lives they want, connected to and with their communities.
We have 30 years of experience on how to build leaders by working on issues. We have 30 years of knowledge on how groups of ordinary people with developmental disabilities–and their allies–can make change happen.
The mission of The Arc of Ohio is to advocate for human rights, personal dignity and community participation of individuals with mental retardation and other developmental disabilities, through legislative and social action, information and education, local chapter support and family involvement.
contains position papers, background information, and links to other sites including the U.S. Department of Education.
Information on programs and services offered in Lucas County.
The Autism Society of Northwest Ohio (ASNO)
Advocacy, Support and Education that promotes optimal life experiences as freely defined by individuals with autism and their families
a project funded by the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council, develops report cards on providers to help consumers and families can make informed choices.
Toledo Botanical Garden – Art Abilities Studio
This fully accessible and inclusive studio will offer programs for people with varying levels of skill to express, expand and nurture their creative potential by working alongside experienced peers and mentors.