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Saturday, June 15th – Disabled Women Make History (And Art) Exhibit

Toledo Museum of Art (ticketapp.org) For the third year in a row, Toledo Museum of Art is partnering with Disability EmpowHer Network on this event which celebrates Disabled Women Artists. This year, the disability community celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the Olmstead Decision, a landmark United States Supreme Court decisionRead More

Accessible Ohio Conference & Expo Registration

Accessible Ohio Conference & Expo Registration The Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, Ohio 43210 July 23, 2024 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Join OOD for the inaugural Accessible Ohio Conference and Expo – Ohio, the Heart of Accessibility.Explore the many ways Ohio’s businesses, communities, venues, and attractionsRead More

The Accessible Ohio Playbook – Session 6: The Game Plan

Thursday, June 20, 2024 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM The Accessible Ohio Playbook – Session 6: The Game Plan | Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) is pleased to host The Accessible Ohio Playbook – Session 6: The Game Plan, which guides the next step toward increasing inclusionRead More

Family Advisory Council – Disability Connect

Family Advisory Council and Disability Connect will be hosting a hybrid meeting on June 12, 2024 starting at 10:00 am EST. Registration links are required to attend in-person or online: o   In-person: https://reg.planetreg.com/E3191131512390 o   Online: https://zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_dR9qE0cCRqm6IPvEQJM-xg#/registration Family Advisory Council (FAC) and Disability Connect (DC) meetings take place regularly and are open to everyone. The Family AdvisoryRead More

June 6, 2024 Ohio SILC Full Council Meeting

June 6, 2024 Ohio SILC Full Council Meeting 1:30PM – 4:00PM Meeting will be held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Columbus Airport 2886 Airport Dr, Columbus, OH 43219 Links to the agenda, agenda packet and Zoom link to view the meeting virtually is available on our new meeting website. IfRead More

New STABLE Account Enrollment Incentive

Treasurer Sprague Recognizes ABLE to Save Month, Announces New STABLE Account Enrollment Incentive   Beginning April 1, 2024, STABLE Account will match the first $25 that an eligible Ohioan contributes when opening a new account.    INFORMATION:  https://tos.ohio.gov/newsroom/article/treasurer-sprague-recognizes-able-to-save-month-announces-new-stable-account-enrollment-incentive/    

Ohio SILC members finishing their terms of serving on the board

This month the Ohio SILC has several members that will be finishing up their terms of serving on the board and would like to highlight them.   Kevin Flynn has served two terms with the Ohio SILC where he was the SILC Chairperson for the last several years. Kevin isRead More

VIRUTAL EVENT FOR THE SUBMINIMUM WAGE BILL

Ohio Employment First and Greater Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities Act   WHAT: VIRUTAL EVENT FOR THE SUBMINIMUM WAGE BILL WHEN: Thursday, March 28TH WHERE: Virtually TIME: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST   REGISTER – https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEpcO2qqzkrE9URUJ1cwx9HI4Wfhc2VPEPW#/registration   For information, please contact Ohio APSE at ohapse@apse.org FLYER DOWNLOAD  

OOTF Virtual Open House

Ohio Olmstead Task Force is hosting a Virtual Open House on March 28, 2024 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. EST via Zoom.  Discuss advocacy opportunities with disabled advocates across Ohio!  Learn about joining OOTF!  If you need an accommodation, please email ohioolmstead@gmail.com by March 25, 2024. Registration Link: https://bit.ly/ootfvirtualopenhouse  

Preparing Ohio’s future leaders!

Are You a High School Student with a Disability Interested in Self-Advocacy & Leadership Development? Ohio Regional Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) is a week-long career leadership training program, held during the summer, for high school students with disabilities.  There are 6 in-person forums throughout the state. Participation in YLF canRead More