TuscBDD Current Events

Appearance on A&E series a dream come true for two Tuscarawas County residents

Mon, Jun 26th, 2017

Appearance on A&E series a dream come true for two Tuscarawas County residents

To read the full story, visit:

http://www.timesreporter.com/news/20170626/appearance-on-aampe-series-dream-come-true-for-two-tuscarawas-county-residents

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Health & Welfare Alert: Preventing Falls

Health & Welfare Alert: Preventing Falls

Wed, Jun 14th, 2017

The Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilites

Periodically, the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) posts health and welfare alerts.  The helpful documents are designed to aid families and caregivers identify risk factors ... read full article >>


1st Annual Area 9 Special Olympics Multi-County Friendship Game

1st Annual Area 9 Special Olympics Multi-County Friendship Game

Mon, Jun 5th, 2017

May 24, 2017 marked the day of the first annual Area 9 Special Olympics Multi-County Friendship Game.  Strasburg-Franklin Schools, with the approval and assistance of Gary Spinell and Adam Hall, served ... read full article >>


Gnadenhutten Man’s Lifelong Dream Comes True With Job at Fire Department

Thu, Apr 20th, 2017

Gnadenhutten Man's Lifelong Dream Comes True With Job at Fire Department

Read Story/Watch Video

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Health & Welfare Alert: Winter Weather Alert

Fri, Jan 6th, 2017

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities

Periodically, the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) posts health and welfare alerts. These helpful documents are designed to aid families and caregivers identify risk factors ... read full article >>


Health & Welfare Alert: Preventing the Flu

Wed, Nov 23rd, 2016

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities

Periodically, the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) posts health and welfare alerts. These helpful documents are designed to aid families and caregivers identify risk factors ... read full article >>


Health & Welfare Alert: Health & Welfare is Priority One

Wed, Nov 23rd, 2016

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities

Periodically, the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) posts health and welfare alerts. These helpful documents are designed to aid families and caregivers identify risk factors ... read full article >>


Health & Welfare Alert: Keeping Safe in the Summer

Wed, Nov 23rd, 2016

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities

Periodically, the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) posts health and welfare alerts. These helpful documents are designed to aid families and caregivers identify risk factors ... read full article >>


Press Release - TuscBDD & New Phila City Schools Partner to Maximize Resources

Tue, Jul 19th, 2016

PRESS RELEASE

TuscBDD & New Phila City Schools Partner to Maximize Resources

New Philadelphia, July 19, 2016: The Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities (TuscBDD) and New Philadelphia City Schools are happy ... read full article >>


Health & Welfare Alert: Choking

Wed, May 25th, 2016

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities

Periodically, the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) posts health and welfare alerts. These helpful documents are designed to aid families and caregivers identify risk factors ... read full article >>


Early Intervention!

Wed, Apr 27th, 2016

Check out this video from the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) which highlights the benefits of Early Intervention! If iyou are interested in EI services, please call TuscBDD ... read full article >>


Health & Welfare Alert: Bathroom Safety

Wed, Apr 27th, 2016

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities

Periodically, the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) posts health and welfare alerts. These helpful documents are designed to aid families and caregivers identify risk factors ... read full article >>


Health & Welfare Alert : Winter Weather

Thu, Mar 24th, 2016

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities


Periodically, the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) posts health and welfare alerts. These helpful documents are designed to aid families and caregivers identify risk ... read full article >>


Health and Welfare Alert: Heart Health

Thu, Mar 24th, 2016

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities

Periodically, the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) posts health and welfare alerts. These helpful documents are designed to aid families and caregivers identify risk factors ... read full article >>


Community Activities Planned to Celebrate Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Fri, Mar 11th, 2016

Community Activities Planned to Celebrate Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

New Philadelphia, February 24, 2016: March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month and the Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities (TuscBDD) has several ... read full article >>


January 2016 Board Meeting

Wed, Jan 20th, 2016

Board Officers Selected at the January 2016 TuscBDD Board Meeting

New Philadelphia, January 11: At the January 2016 regularly scheduled board meeting for the Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities (TuscBDD), ... read full article >>


Board Meeting Dates for 2016

Board Meeting Dates for 2016

Wed, Jan 13th, 2016

Please find below the Board Meeting dates for 2016. All agendas will be posted on the agency's website prior to the meeting along with a copy of the agency's public ... read full article >>


Press Release - Holiday “Swap” Party at TuscBDD Proves to be a Fun Event for All

Press Release - Holiday “Swap” Party at TuscBDD Proves to be a Fun Event for All

Wed, Dec 23rd, 2015

New Philadelphia, OH - (December 18, 2015) – The Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities (TuscBDD) recently hosted their first "swap party." This event was open to staff and individuals ... read full article >>


Press Release - Long-Time Board Member, Robert Preston III, Thanked at TuscBDD’s December Board Meeting

Wed, Dec 23rd, 2015

New Philadelphia, December 23, 2015: At the December 2015 regularly scheduled board meeting for the Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities (TuscBDD), board members and staff expressed their gratitude to ... read full article >>


Health & Welfare Alert - Preventing Pneumonia

Tue, Dec 1st, 2015

Periodically, the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) posts health and welfare alerts. These helpful documents are designed to aid families and caregivers identify risk factors in their loved ones. 

Health ... read full article >>


Press Release - Legos at the Starlight School: Innovative Behavior Program to be Featured at State-Wide Conference

Fri, Nov 20th, 2015

Legos at Starlight School: Innovative Behavior Program to be Featured at State-Wide Conference

New Philadelphia, OH - (November 18, 2015) – If you happen to visit the Tuscarawas County Board of ... read full article >>


Press Release - Opportunities for All: Inclusive Football Clinic at Quaker Stadium

Wed, Oct 28th, 2015

New Philadelphia, October 10, 2015: You could not have asked for better weather for the Inclusive Football Clinic and Community Connections fair hosted by the Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental ... read full article >>


Press Release - October 2015 Board Meeting

Press Release - October 2015 Board Meeting

Fri, Oct 23rd, 2015

New Philadelphia, October 20, 2015: At the October 2015 regularly scheduled Board Meeting for the Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities (TuscBDD), community support was celebrated as Board Members formerly ... read full article >>


Press Release - Community Involvement Luncheon

Press Release - Community Involvement Luncheon

Tue, Sep 29th, 2015

New Philadelphia, September 29, 2015: On Thursday, October 8th from 11:45 AM until 1:00 PM, the Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities (TuscBDD) will host a free Community Involvement Luncheon ... read full article >>


Press Release - September 2015 Board Meeting

Wed, Sep 23rd, 2015

PRESS RELEASE

Moving Forward: TuscBDD Discusses Future Plans at the September 2015 Board Meeting

New Philadelphia, September 21, 2015: At the September 2015 regularly scheduled Board Meeting for the Tuscarawas County Board ... read full article >>


Free Football Clinic & Community Connections Fair

Free Football Clinic & Community Connections Fair

Tue, Sep 22nd, 2015

New Philadelphia, September 18, 2015: On Saturday, October 10th the Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities (TuscBDD) in partnership with the Legends Foundation and the New Philadelphia High School Varsity ... read full article >>


TuscBDD & SEI Conclude Mediation

Fri, Aug 21st, 2015

PRESS RELEASE
Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities (TuscBDD) and Starlight Enterprises Inc. (SEI) Mediation Concludes

New Philadelphia, OH - (August 20, 2015) - Members of TuscBDD's Board and Board Members ... read full article >>


The ADA Turns 25!

The ADA Turns 25!

Mon, Jul 27th, 2015

Check out this press release about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) which turned 25 this past weekend!

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TuscBDD Benefits from a Cross-Cultural Experience

TuscBDD Benefits from a Cross-Cultural Experience

Fri, Jul 24th, 2015

New Philadelphia, July 23, 2015: Recently the Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities (TuscBDD) met with a Disability Specialist from Zambia at their offices in New Philadelphia. Doreen Mutinta Chizyuka, ... read full article >>


Learn more about the transition at the TuscBDD Workshop!

Wed, Jul 15th, 2015

Learn more about the transition at the TuscBDD Workshop by checking out the transition flyer (link available here) and transition fact sheet (link available here)!

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Learn more about the changes taking place across Ohio!

Learn more about the changes taking place across Ohio!

Mon, Jun 8th, 2015

Check out this article series highlighting the changes taking place across Ohio for perons with developmental disabilities!

Article 1 - Seclusion Practices to End

Article 2 - Call for Inclusion ... read full article >>


TuscBDD Superintendent Search

TuscBDD Superintendent Search

Fri, May 15th, 2015

The Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities is in the process of looking for a new superintendent. 

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TuscBDD & Local Businesses Partner to Create Community Garden

Tue, May 5th, 2015

TuscBDD has recently partnered with Arizona Chemical and Schoenbrunn Landscaping to create a garden for persons served by the county board. Read more from the Times Reporter here

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Board of DD Focuses on Improvements

Tue, May 5th, 2015

TuscBDD is focusing on appropriate community integration options for persons with developmental disabilities. Check out the interview here as was broadcasted on WTUZ 99.9. 

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TuscBDD Partners to Open a New Store

Tue, May 5th, 2015

TuscBDD is partnering with REM to open a store which will feature artwork done by persons with disabilities. Learn more here!

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Ohio at a Crossroads - The Developmental Disabilities System

Wed, Apr 1st, 2015

Learn more about the changes facing Ohio's DD system from the recent article

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STARLIGHT PRESCHOOL 2015-2016 REGISTRATION Is Open!

Tue, Jan 6th, 2015

If you have a child that will be 3 years old by August 1, 2015 and would like for them to attend Starlight's Integrated Program, please call the school to ... read full article >>


Scholarship Opportunity:Ohio Adult Sibling Conference

Scholarship Opportunity:Ohio Adult Sibling Conference

Tue, Sep 23rd, 2014

Ohio SIBS: 14th Annual Ohio Adult Sibling Conference will take place November 7-8, 2014 at the Columbus Airport Marriott Hotel.

It is the mission of Ohio SIBS to be recognized as ... read full article >>


Disability Rights Ohio issues election day tips for voters with disabilities

Mon, Sep 22nd, 2014

With election day set for November 4 and Ohio's voter registration deadline approaching on October 6, DRO has issued its annual FAQ for voters with disabilities.

The document covers multiple questions ... read full article >>


EMPLOYER ENGAGEMENT AND AWARENESS

Fri, Sep 5th, 2014

 With the new PACE U Program slated to begin the week of September 8th, Independence will have made further inroads into improving employer engagement and awareness.  Between both PACE U ... read full article >>


TCBDD Strategic Plan Draft Available for Review

Fri, Jul 25th, 2014

Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities (TCBDD) held it's regularly scheduled board meeting last evening. The Board reviewed and offered input on the draft of the 2014-17 Strategic Plan. The ... read full article >>


FREE Video Training on Health Care for Women with Developmental Disabilities

Mon, Jul 7th, 2014

The Human Development Institute at the University of Kentucky has developed  Preservice Health Training (PHT) modules  designed to educate student and practicing primary care providers about working with individuals having ... read full article >>


US Airways Make Disabled Woman Wander Off BWI Airport

Fri, Jun 27th, 2014

Friday, 27 June 2014 07:32

A woman with a mental disability wandered off Baltimore Washington airport following US Airways refusal to accommodate her needs.

The case of Eileen Schofield, the woman who ... read full article >>


14th Annual 5K

Mon, Jun 2nd, 2014

The Developmental Disabilities (DD) 5K Fun Run/Walk will be held Saturday, May 24th, 2014, at Dover City Park (at the picnic shelter on Pool Road). The race begins at 9:00 ... read full article >>


2014 5K Results

Mon, Jun 2nd, 2014

The Developmental Disabilities (DD) 5K Fun Run/Walk was held Saturday, May 24th, 2014, at Dover City Park. This is the fourteenth year for the run/walk that was held to raise ... read full article >>


Young Zoo Employee Defies Odds, Earns Nomination for National Award

Thu, May 1st, 2014

POWELL, Ohio – Employment specialists assumed Samuel Patterson's disability would prevent him from pursuing a career involving exotic animals. They told his family to dissuade him from this dream.

Now, not ... read full article >>