Ohio ADD Partners

Disability Rights Ohio

Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council

University of Cincinnati UCE
Cincinnati Childrens Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

Additional Resources

Affordable Healthcare for Students

Affordable Care Act for Americans with Disabilities – Fact Sheets

American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Association of University Centers on Disabilities

Attention Deficit Disorder Resources
Center for Disease Control and Prevention website with links to resources.

Autism Speaks
Autism Speaks has grown into the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.

Autism Treatment Network
The Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network (ATN) is a ground-breaking network of hospitals, physicians, researchers, and families at 17 locations (our “sites”) across the United States and Canada. We are working together to develop the most effective approach to medical care for children and adolescents affected by autism.

Compound Caregivers [PDF]
White paper authored by Dr. Elizabeth Perkins regarding the challenges encountered by older caregivers of adults with intellectual disability when they are simultaneously caregiving for other aging family members.

Creative Housing Incorporated of Columbus, Ohio
Through a combination of subsidizing rents in privately-owned apartments and company-owned properties, Creative Housing provides housing to individuals with disabilities in over 450 locations in the Columbus metropolitan area. The agency has also renovated over 200 homes for accessibility in a seven county area in Central Ohio.

Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities
This agency provides supports to children and adults who have intellectual or other developmental disabilities in Franklin County, Ohio.

The National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET)
The National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET) coordinates national resources, offers technical assistance, and disseminates information related to secondary education and transition for youth with disabilities in order to create opportunities for youth to achieve successful futures.

Ohio Online Schools Guide
The Ohio Online Schools Guide is an online database that is a compilation of every college program offered online in Ohio either full or part time. This database will be updated yearly and will always remain free and open. This is a great resource for students, parents, counselors and advisors who are interested in higher education opportunities.

Pedal with Pete
The Pedal with Pete Foundation is a non-profit organization devoted to the research and prevention of Cerebral Palsy. Pete Zeidner, who has cerebral palsy, is a cycling enthusiast who for several years now has raised money for cerebral palsy research by pedaling his custom-built, specially adapted bicycle. Through annual bike-a-thons and other undraising events, Pete’s foundation has to date raised tens of thousands of dollars. Click the above link to find out more.

Youth with intellectual disabilities have not had many chances to go to college.  This is changing as individuals across the country begin to create opportunities for these youth to reap the benefits of postsecondary education.  This website will provide information and links to anyone interested in finding out more about the possibilities.

United Cerebral Palsy of Central Ohio
The mission of UCP of Central Ohio is to provide an environment where people with disabilities and aging conditions receive individualized programs and support services.

We Connect Now
A website for college students with disabilities.

Information About Developmental and Related Disabilities

Fact Sheets at National Institutes of Health: http://health.nih.gov

Fact Sheets at National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development: http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics