Archives by Year: 2019
DCBDD has nearly completed the third and final year of the 2017-2019 Strategic Plan. Within this plan, DCBDD focused on six core goals:
- Goal One: Strengthen community inclusion opportunities, supports, and successes
- Goal Two: Increase community employment success
- Goal Three: Educate and support individuals and family members
- Goal Four: Strengthen providers’ ability to meet the needs of people with developmental disabilities
- Goal Five: Strengthen person-centered thinking throughout the agency
- Goal Six: Continuously improve internal operations
We had a great time catching up with Jeremy the other day! Jeremy is one active guy and participates in five different sports throughout the year. Jeremy is a member of the Delaware County Special Olympics golf, powerlifting, and bowling teams. He recently reached a personal best for deadlifting 240 pounds and for bench pressing 160 pounds! Over the summer, Jeremy took first place in his bowling tournament and placed second in his first golf tournament. In addition to his involvement with Special Olympics, Jeremy stays busy with Ohio Wesleyan’s inclusive exercise program and the Miracle League’s baseball team.
After bringing home two gold medals and one silver medal from the 2019 Special Olympic Summer Games, Zach’s medal count has reached an impressive 70 medals! Zach has been competing since 6th grade and has become quite the athlete. His favorite sports to participate in are swimming, basketball and track and field.
Passionate, adventurous, and determined are just a few of the words we would use to describe John. After 25 years of service, John retired from his beloved job at Orton Ceramic in 2015 after being diagnosed
Due to a power outage, DCBDD will be closed today, July 3, 2019. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. If you need immediate assistance, please contact Helpline at 740-369-3316.
Please note that our request for proposals for strategic planning facilitation released on April 24, 2019 incorrectly listed two submission deadlines. Interested parties should submit their proposals no later than May 8, 2019. Our apologies for the miscommunication. Please click here to review the complete RFP.
Meet Bonnie and Tony. This dynamic duo has been successfully working together for over 30 years. Bonnie has been part of Tony’s life in different ways and currently supports him as his provider. During a time when Direct
The Delaware County Board of Developmental Disabilities (DCBDD) is requesting proposals for strategic planning facilitation services to guide the development and implementation of our next three year plan. The purpose of this three year plan is to enhance the services and support we provide to our community.
Ben is a charming, sweet, 19 month old and recently graduated from our Early Intervention program. Ben loves swimming, playing with his older brother, and reading books. At two months old, Ben’s parents were
Last year during the holidays, the Glenross community organized a spectacular light show. Over 130 homes participated in this synchronized display of holiday lights. According to NBC4i, “the display took
Like many six year olds, Caden is very interested in Ninjas! As Caden’s parents thought about different activities he might enjoy, they thought karate would be a great blend of physical activity and his love for ninjas. Caden’s
DCBDD is on a 2-hour delay due to weather. We will reopen at 10 a.m. If you experience an emergency, please contact Helpline at 740-369-3316 and ask for the DCBDD SSA on call.