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Disability

Programs and services providing support to children and adults with disabilities.

Resources include Early Intervention, Medicaid programs, and jobs programs to help Ohioans with disabilities to achieve quality employment and independence.

  • Are motorized wheelchairs permitted on public hunting grounds?/wps/portal/gov/site/help-center/faqs/hunting-and-fishing/are-motorized-wheelchairs-permitted-on-public-hunting-grounds
  • Are motorized wheelchairs permitted on public hunting grounds?

    There are no restrictions for motorized wheelchairs on public hunting grounds.

  • Can I get a print out of my Medical Administration Certification?/wps/portal/gov/site/help-center/faqs/professional-licenses/can-i-get-a-print-out-of-my-medical-administration-certification
  • Can I get a print out of my Medical Administration Certification?
  • How can I find a good nursing home or assisted living facility?/wps/portal/gov/site/help-center/faqs/seniors-and-caregivers/how-can-i-find-a-good-nursing-home-or-assisted-living-facility
  • How can I find a good nursing home or assisted living facility?

    Use the Long-Term Care Consumer Guide to search for assisted living, nursing homes, supportive living, and residential treatment facilities near you. Includes results of the resident's survey.

    You can also contact the Long-term Care Ombudsman Program at (800) 282-1206 for help finding services near you.

    If you need help deciding whether your or a loved one needs assistance at home or in another setting, please contact your Area Agency on Aging for a free, personalized assessment.

  • How do I become a provider for people with developmental disabilities?/wps/portal/gov/site/help-center/faqs/disability/how-do-i-become-a-provider-for-people-with-developmental-disabilities
  • How do I become a provider for people with developmental disabilities?

    To learn about becoming a provider for people with developmental disabilities, see the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities information for new providers.

  • How do I contact my county board of developmental disabilities?/wps/portal/gov/site/help-center/faqs/disability/how-do-i-contact-my-county-board-of-developmental-disabilities
  • How do I contact my county board of developmental disabilities?

    The Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities' website includes contact information for all county boards of developmental disabilities .

  • How do I ensure health and welfare of myself or someone else with disabilities?/wps/portal/gov/site/help-center/faqs/disability/how-do-i-ensure-health-and-welfare-of-myself-or-someone-else-with-disabilities
  • How do I ensure health and welfare of myself or someone else with disabilities?

    The Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities' website includes information on ensuring the health and welfare of those with disabilities.

  • How do I find a job in my community?/wps/portal/gov/site/help-center/faqs/disability/how-do-i-find-a-job-in-my-community
  • How do I find a job in my community?

    The Job Seekers Guide will help you learn how to get a job and will give you some tools that will help along the way.

  • I'm interested in learning about developmental disabilities services in Ohio./wps/portal/gov/site/help-center/faqs/disability/im-interested-in-learning-about-developmental-disabilities-services-in-ohio
  • I'm interested in learning about developmental disabilities services in Ohio.

    The Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities' Easy Read guides can help you learn about developmental disabilities services.

  • What can I do if I think someone with a disability is being abused?/wps/portal/gov/site/help-center/faqs/disability/what-can-i-do-if-i-think-someone-with-a-disability-is-being-abused
  • What can I do if I think someone with a disability is being abused?

    In most cases, contacting your county Board of Developmental Disabilities is the quickest and easiest way to report a health and safety concern. Please notify local law enforcement when appropriate.

    You may also utilize the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities online complaint form or call (866) 313-6733 to report abuse, neglect and theft occurring to an individual with a developmental disability.

  • Where can I use a wheelchair at Ohio State Parks?/wps/portal/gov/site/help-center/faqs/ohio-state-parks/accessible-ohio-state-parks
  • Where can I use a wheelchair at Ohio State Parks?

    The state park resort lodges, along with newer state park facilities and older facilities that have been renovated, offer a variety of accessible features. In several state parks, various outdoor recreation facilities, such as fishing piers, launch ramps, trails, picnic sites and campsites are accessible. For information on accessible facilities, please contact the park of interest or see general information on accessible facilities.

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Additional Information

Ohio's 88 County Boards of Developmental Disabilities provide a wide range of services and supports to more than 90,000 children and adults. If you are in need of help for your child or other loved one with a disability, please contact your local County Board for assistance.