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21 Series

On the 21st of each month, we host an educational workshop for parents, professionals, relatives and advocates (15 & up). Workshop topics will change each month and local experts will present in their area of expertise. Some of the topics include Sensory Processing, Puberty, Healthcare Transitions and more! These workshops are free to attend, but registration is required.

Living Independently

Ages: Parents, Professionals, and Advocates (ages 15 & up)
Dates: Wednesday, August 21
Time: 6:30 – 8 PM
Location: DSAGC Office (4623 Wesley Avenue, Suite A Cincinnati, OH 45212) 
Presenters: Phyllis Thomas and Laura Drake, Esq.
Program Coordinator: Christy Gregg, Adult Matters Coordinator
Description:  Phyllis Thomas is a Program and Education Coordinator for adults with disabilities through LADD, inc. She has worked at LADD, inc. for 30 years. Phyllis will be discussing LADD’s services and the success of the “Timberlane House”.

Laura L. Drake is the Associate Director Southern Ohio Representative of Community Fund Management Foundation, a nonprofit tax exempt organization which establishes and administers trusts for Ohio residents with disabilities.Laura will discussing the byproduct of the Housing Think Tank - the new Housing Tree web resource available to families, and how to navigate it, and get the most out of it for the families. We will also talk about other resources and how to find and use them.

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Employment and Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities Services (OOD)

Ages: Parents, Professionals, and Advocates (ages 15 & up)
Dates: Saturday, September 21
Time: 10 – 11:30 AM
Location: DSAGC Office (4623 Wesley Avenue, Suite A Cincinnati, OH 45212) 
Presenters: Cynthia Crews
Program Coordinator: Christy Gregg, Adult Matters Coordinator
Description:  The discussion will focus on how Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities’ (OOD’s)  Business Relations team works throughout the state to raise awareness of OOD and our mission with employer partners to promote and support the hiring of individuals with disabilities. Through OOD's network of employer partners, OOD Business Relations Specialists (BRS) identify job opportunities that match our job seekers' skill sets and experience, and also provide services and resources that promote an inclusive and diverse work environment.

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