Ohio Disability Services

See also Developmental Disabilities, Multi-Service Agencies
AXIS Center for Public Awareness of People with Disabilities
Disability Health Ohio
Governor’s Council on People with Disabilities
Inclusion Network
Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission
Advocacy & Legal Rights
Disability Network of Ohio (D.N.O.S.)
Disability Network of Ohio – Solidarity
Great Lakes ADA & Accessible IT Center
Ohio Legal Rights Service (OLRS)
Ohio Protection & Advocacy Association
National Resources
AARP in Ohio
Council for Older Adults of Delaware County
ElderWeb Ohio
Ohio Association of Area Agencies on Aging
Ohio Department of Aging
National Resources
Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s Association – Chapters in Ohio
National Resources
Artists with Disabilities Network of Ohio
VSA arts Ohio
National Resources
Assistive Technology
Assistive Technology of Ohio
Recycled Equipment Donated for Independence (REDI)
National Resources
Autism Society of Ohio

Central Ohio chapter
Greater Cincinnati chapter
Northwest Ohio chapter
Tri-County chapter (Columbiana, Trumbull and Mahoning Counties)

COFEAT – Central Ohio Families for Early Autism Treatment

National ResourcesBlindness and Visual Impairments

American Council of the Blind – Ohio

Clovernook Center for the Blind

Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (Cincinnati)

Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (Cleveland)

National Federation of the Blind – Ohio

Parents Division

Ohio Bureau of Services for the Visually Impaired (BSVI)

National Resources Brain Injury

Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation

Brain Injury Association of Ohio

National ResourcesCerebral Palsy

UCP of Greater Cleveland

National Resources Children

See also Developmental Disabilities, Education

Assistive Technology of Ohio – Southeast Ohio Adaptive Toy Library

Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital for Rehabilitation

Embrace (foster care for medically fragile children)

Family Information Network (FIN)

NICHCY State Contact Sheet

Ohio Department of Health – Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps

Ohio’s Family Support Collaborative

National Resources Communication Disorders

See also Deaf-Blindness, Deafness and Hearing Impairments, Speech Disorders

Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center

Ohio Speech-Language-Hearing Association

National Resources Deaf-Blindness

See also Communication Disorders

Great Lakes Area Regional Center for Deafblind Education (GLARCDBE)

National Resources Deafness and Hearing Impairments

See also Communication Disorders

Cleveland Signstage Theatre

Deaf Ohio Resources

Deaf Services Center

Natural Communication

Ohio Deaf Athletic Foundation

Ohio School for the Deaf

Ohio Chapter of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (OCRID)

St. Rita School for the Deaf [link not working 11/15/01]

National Resources Developmental Disabilities

See also Children, General, Multi-Service Agencies

Arc of Ohio

Butler County
Erie County
Warren County

Butler County Board of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities

Cincinnati Center for Developmental Disorders (CCDD)

Civitan International – Ohio District

Hamilton County Board of Mental Retardation & Development Disabilities

Hattie Larlham Foundation (HLF)

Lucas County Board of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities

Medina County Board of Mental Retardation & Developmental Disabilities (The Achievement Center)

The Nisonger Center UAP for Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities

Ohio Association of County Boards of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities

Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council (ODDC)

Ohio Department of Mental Retardation and Development Disabilities

Ohio Provider Resource Association

Ohio Public Images

Professional Association for Retardation in Ohio

Sunshine Foundation

Toward Independence

National ResourcesDown Syndrome

Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio (DSACO)

Down Syndrome Association of Greater Cincinnati

Miami Valley Down Syndrome Association (MVDSA)

The Up Side of Downs of Greater Cleveland [link not working 11/15/01]

National ResourcesDiabetesNational Resources Education

See also Children, Education, Higher, specific disabilities

Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities

Ohio Department of Education – Office for Exceptional Children

Ohio Federation Council for Exceptional Children

Ohio-S.A.F.E. (Schools Are For Everyone)

Special Education in Community/Charter Schools in Ohio

Special Education Regional Resource Centers (SERRC)

Cuyahoga Special Education Service Center
Central Ohio Special Education Regional Resource Center (COSERRC)
Hopewell SERRC
Northern Ohio Special Education Regional Resource Center (SERRC)
Southeastern Ohio Special Education Regional Resource Center (SERRC)

National Resources Education, Higher

See also Education

Ohio State University – Services for Students with Disabilities

National Resources Employment

See also Vocational Rehabilitation

Ohio Industries for the Handicapped (OIH)

Project More

Project SEARCH at Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati

Work Resource Center

National ResourcesEpilepsy

Epilepsy Center (northwest Ohio)

The Epilepsy Foundation of Northeast Ohio

Epilepsy Services of Southeastern OhioFinancial Assistance

Ohio Bureau of Disability Determination (BDD)

Ohio Health PlanS (Medicaid)

PLAN (Planned Lifetime Assistance Network)

National ResourcesHead InjurySee Brain InjuryHealth (General)

Disability Health Ohio

Ohio Department of Health

National ResourcesHeart Disorders

American Heart Association of Ohio

National ResourcesHousing

Ardmore [link not working 11/16/01]

Ohio Provider Resource Association

National ResourcesIndependent Living

Ability Center of Greater Toledo

Access Center for Independent Living (Dayton)

Center for Independent Living Option(Cincinnati, Edgewood, Mt. Sterling)

LEAP Center for Independent Living (Lorain and Erie County)

Ohio Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC)

Society for Equal Access/Independent Living Center

National ResourcesLearning Disabilities

International Dyslexia Association – Northern Ohio Branch

International Dyslexia Association – Ohio Valley Branch

LD Online: Ohio State Resources

Learning Disabilities Association of Southwestern Ohio

Ohio State Literacy and Learning Disabilities

Olympus Center [added 1/14/02]

National Resources

Mental Illness

KEN Mental Health Services Databases – Ohio


Hamilton County
Metro Cleveland

Northeast Ohio Consumer Quality Review Team

Ohio Department of Mental Health

Quality Review Services

National ResourcesMental RetardationSee Developmental DisabilitiesMulti-Service Agencies

See also Children, Developmental Disabilities, General

Abilities First

Easter Seals Serving Northwestern OhioMultiple Sclerosis

National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Ohio

Northeast Ohio Chapter
Northwest Ohio Chapter

National ResourcesOccupational Therapy

Ohio Occupational Therapy Association (OOTA)

National ResourcesPrader-Willi Syndrome

Prader-Willi Syndrome Association of Ohio

National Resources Rehabilitation

See also Vocational Rehabilitation

Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission

National ResourcesRespiratory DisordersNational ResourcesRespite Services

Ohio Respite Programs (ARCH)

National Resources Speech Disorders

See also Communication Disorders, Stuttering

National ResourcesSpina BifidaNational ResourcesSpinal Cord Injury

Northeast Ohio Regional Spinal Cord Injury System (NORSCIS)

National ResourcesSports and Recreation

Hamilton County Special Olympics (HCSO)

Ohio Deaf Athletic Foundation

Recreation Unlimited

Sky Ranch; A Non-Profit Barrier Free Family Campground

Special Olympics Ohio

National Resources Stuttering

National Stuttering Project – Cleveland Chapter

National Stuttering Association – Columbus ChapterTourette Syndrome

Tourette Syndrome Association of Ohio

National ResourcesTransportation

Project ACTION Accessible Traveler’s Database – Ohio Cities

National Resources Vocational Rehabilitation

See also Employment, Rehabilitation

Ohio Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation (BVR)

National ResourcesWomen with Disabilities

Window on Wellness (Ohio Women with Disabilities Network)

National Resources