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OSILC Board Member Tom Webb selected for training program to improve access to medical education for people with disabilities

OSILC Board Member Tom Webb selected for training program to improve access to medical education for people with disabilities Link to Article

May 2022 Meeting Dates

May 2022 Meeting Dates   Ohio SILC Full Council Meeting  (Hybrid) May 26, 2022 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM SILC Meeting Registration       Community Advancement and Advocacy Committee (Virtual) May 24, 2022 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Meeting Registration         Education and Outreach (Virtual) May 25,Read More

Council Member Nichole Davis named one of the Modern Healthcare’s ‘Top 25 Emerging Leaders’

Congratulations OSILC Council Member Nichole Davis!! She was named one of the Modern Healthcare’s ‘Top 25 Emerging Leaders’ in health care.   “Nicole Davis, Enterprise Administrator, or Surgical Processing, Enterprise Surgical Operations at Cleveland Clinic, Davis has managed and oversees enterprise-wide projects, including surgical instrument standardization, managing a multi-million-dollar budget,Read More

Ohio SILC Welcomes 3 New Council Members

Governor DeWine has made 3 new appointments to our Council: Nichole Davis of Cleveland is clinical researcher at the Cleveland Clinic, Board Certified Patient Advocate, and founder of Wayfinder Patient Advocates Tom Webb of Dayton is a board member of the Access Center for Independent Living, the Director of DisabilityRead More

COVID-19 Booster Information

COVID-19 vaccines are designed to protect you from severe illness, including hospitalization or death. While there is a chance, particularly with the Omicron variant, for fully vaccinated Ohioans to get COVID-19, the good news is that when you’re vaccinated, you can feel confident that your risk of developing severe diseaseRead More

Community Perception Survey

Community Perception Survey The Ohio Statewide Independent Living Council is currently working on gathering information on what people in Ohio think about disability issues and Independent Living.  We would appreciate your participation in a brief survey, your honest feedback will help in our future planning efforts and activities. The resultsRead More


Presented By the Ohio Olmstead Task Force and Ohio Centers for Independent Living Thousands of Ohioans with disabilities are in crisis: they cannot find people to work as in-home direct care workers to help them with daily living tasks. These direct care workers help people with disabilities live independently inRead More

Assessment of Vocational Rehabilitation Service Needs

Assessment of Vocational Rehabilitation Service Needs Every three years, the OOD Division of Employer and Innovation Services assesses the Vocational Rehabilitation service needs of individuals related to five primary disability categories: Blindness and Low Vision, Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Communicative, Physical Disabilities, Psychosocial Disabilities, and Cognitive Disabilities. TheRead More

Your Shot to End Covid | Cincinnati Children’s

Hear from people with disabilities, their families and direct support professionals on why they got or are looking forward to getting, the COVID-19 Vaccine. Watch video: If you are looking for more information about the COVID-19 Vaccine or have questions, learn more here.

Public Meetings October 20th & 21st

October 20th and 21st the Ohio SILC will hold it’s public meetings in person. The location – Crowne Plaza Columbus North – Worthington, 6500 Doubletree Ave, Columbus, OH 43229 There will also be a planning session for the State Plan Committee to discuss the Statewide Needs Assessment on October 19th.Read More