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July 21, 2020

Collaboration Leads to New Legacy Guide for Older Adults

  The historic nature of the COVID-19 pandemic offers a unique opportunity for reflection, particularly for older adults, who have...
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July 10, 2020

Spread the Word about Our Advocacy Survey

The Adult Advocacy Centers have created a survey to learn more about how our neighbors with intellectual and developmental disabilities think about...
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June 23, 2020

Supporting Seniors with Disabilities During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed every part of our society and brought to light inequalities and risk factors that must...
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May 14, 2020

New AACs report highlights effects of pandemic on I/DD community

In April, the Adult Advocacy Centers sent out a survey to assess just how much the COVID-19 pandemic was affecting...
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May 1, 2020

Adult Advocacy Centers hope to empower I/DD community with new safety planning guidebooks

COLUMBUS, OHIO – Today the Adult Advocacy Centers are releasing two tools meant to help people with developmental and intellectual...
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April 30, 2020

Pattern for mask with clear window panel now available

Early in April, college student Ashley Lawrence made national news when she designed a face mask with a clear panel...
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April 24, 2020

Support our neighbors at Ohio’s developmental centers

For more than a month, residents of Ohio's eight developmental centers (DCs) have not been able to have visitors or...
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April 10, 2020

AACs ready to help Ohio agencies by offering crime victims’ services

The Adult Advocacy Centers have heard from our partners in crime victims’ services that COVID-19-related staff shortages are making it...
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April 2, 2020

Fulfill a neighbor’s need with our Wish List project

Social distancing is a critical part of slowing the spread of COVID-19. In an effort to keep all Ohioans safe, the state made...
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March 20, 2020

A Resource Guide for Ohioans with Disabilities: How To Stay Healthy and Safe During the Coronavirus

On March 9, 2020, Governor Mike DeWine declared a State of Emergency for Ohio due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). All...
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