OSILC 30th Anniversary Celebration

Join us to celebrate 30 years of promoting inclusion, independence, and empowerment of people with disabilities. OCTOBER 25, 2023 | 12:30PM THE OHIO STATEHOUSE ATRIUM Light refreshments will be provided. Awards will be presented to individuals and organizations that are promoting and supporting Independent Living in Ohio. RSVP Ohio SILCRead More

U.S. Access Board Seeks Public Comment

U.S. Access Board Seeks Public Comment on Final Specification for Low Transfer Surface Height of Medical Diagnostic Equipment   More Info:  U.S. Access Board Seeks Public Comment on Final Specification for Low Transfer Surface Height of Medical Diagnostic Equipment (access-board.gov)

Center for Independent Living (CILs) Funding

Center for Independent Living (CILs) Funding The Ohio Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) and the Centers for Independent Living (CILs) want to thank the General Assembly for the continued support of the work our network does. We appreciate the House adding one million in funding, and the Senate further increasingRead More

May 2023 Council & Committee Meetings Dates and Times Announced

View the May 2023 Council & Committee Meetings Dates and Times here.

The World Mourns the Passing of Judy Heumann, Disability Rights Activist – Judy Heumann

The Ohio SILC mourns the loss of Judy Heumann. Judy was a driving force in advancing disability rights, and considered the mother of the disability right movement. Her legacy and impact to the disability community is monumental. The World Mourns the Passing of Judy Heumann, Disability Rights Activist – JudyRead More

Disability Advocacy Webinar Seminar Series

Disability Advocacy Seminar Series Presented by Centers for Independent Living in Ohio and Disability Rights Ohio   Understanding Disability Rights Thur., Feb. 2, 2-4 p.m. EST CART and ASL provided. The history of the disability rights and independent living movements. https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/regi ster/WN_evStFmQWTeml4xS5nXyO6g   Understanding Advocacy Thur., Feb.9, 2-4 p.m. EST CARTRead More

February 2023 Ohio SILC Meetings

The Ohio SILC will be holding the regular Council Meeting on Thursday, February 16, 2023.   Register Here     The Ohio SILC Council and Committee meetings on February 16th will be held in person at: Embassy Suites Columbus Airport 2886 Airport Dr., Columbus, OH 43219    

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