Rural Personal Assistance Project

Are you a rural person with a disability who receives personal assistance services in your home? The University of Montana is conducting a study on rural personal assistance services, and are looking for people in Ohio to be interviewed over the phone or via video chat. If you decide toRead More

CFPB Launches Rental Assistance Finder to Help Renters and Landlords

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Launches Rental Assistance Finder to Help Renters and Landlords consumerfinance.gov/renthelp Thanks to the American Rescue Plan, billions of dollars in federal rental assistance are reaching renters who are behind on housing costs, as well as landlords who have struggled during the pandemic. Right now emergency rental assistanceRead More

Ohio SPIL Ammendment

The Ohio SPIL Amendment is available for public comment. SPIL Amendment Document

Transportation Access for Ohioans with Disabilities

How can we improve transportation for Ohioans with #disabilities? Share your experiences with us in our online survey at go.osu.edu/B7XY. Paper and telephone versions of the survey are available. Please email ann.robinson@osumc.edu to learn more. Flyer_5.11.21_

Come and share your experience!

Come and share your experience! The Ability Center of Greater Toledo is hosting a virtual listening session on April 29, 2021 from 3:00 PM until 5:00 PM EDT. During this session, State advocates are encouraged to share and discuss the barriers people with disabilities experience in Ohio. We are especiallyRead More

U.S. Access Board to Host Public Forum on Autonomous Vehicles In March & April

In March and April, the U.S. Access Board, in partnership with other federal agencies, will host a series of virtual meetings on making autonomous vehicles (AVs) accessible to passengers with disabilities. The four-part series will provide an open forum where members of the public and stakeholders can discuss considerations, challenges, and solutions in designing accessible AVs. All are welcome to attend. TheRead More

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Ohio State University Extension Offer of Free Financial Coaching

Invitation to participate in OSU Research Study Ohio State University Extension Offer of Free Financial Coaching Hello! We are a team of financial coaches at OSU Extension, Apprisen Consumer Credit Counseling Services, and Ohio State researchers. We are interested in learning about the financial hardship experienced as result of aRead More

FREE course: Fall Prevention: Interventions for Older Individuals who are Visually Impaired

The NRTC’s IL OIB-TAC has a new FREE course: Fall Prevention: Interventions for Older Individuals who are Visually Impaired.  Falls are the leading cause of injury among older adults. Having vision loss puts an individual at higher risk for falls. In this course, an interdisciplinary team from Vision Services forRead More

IWGA Webinar: Autism & Advocacy in Ohio

Jan 22, 2021 11:00 AM EST Self-advocacy skills have been linked with improved life outcomes, yet, less than 25% of adults with ASD have ever participated in a self-advocacy group, meeting, or event. An early opportunity for self-advocacy, and a predictor of post-school success, is participation in Individualized Education ProgramRead More