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The Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council is seeking applications from advocates to become a part of the Governor-appointed board that works to create change that improves independence, productivity and inclusion for people with developmental disabilities and their families in community life.

The Ohio Development Disabilities Council (DD Council) is recruiting new membership for the following categories:

  • Individual with a developmental disability,
  • Parent or guardian of a child with a developmental disability, and
  • An immediate relative or guardian of an institutionalized or previously institutionalized individual with a developmental disability or an individual with a developmental disability who resides or previously resided in an institution.

The Ohio DD Council consists of at least 30 members appointed by the governor. Members are people with developmental disabilities, parents and guardians of people with developmental disabilities, representatives from concerned state agencies, and nonprofit organizations and local agencies providing services to people with developmental disabilities.

If you are interested in becoming a member, go to the New Member Application page for more information. You may apply online or download documents to complete and mail to the office. Deadline to apply is May 28, 2021.

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