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April 2, 2020

Help us with our new 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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March 9, 2020

New AAC resources explain multi-disciplinary teams and common acronyms

Five new publications from the Adult Advocacy Centers provide additional information about our agency's important work. Four of the documents...
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February 21, 2020

New Prosecutor’s Guide provides practical help for prosecuting crimes against people with disabilities

COLUMBUS, OHIO – Today the Adult Advocacy Centers (AACs) are proud to release a new publication, Prosecutor’s Guide for Crimes Involving...
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February 9, 2020

Now Hiring: Director of Outreach & Community Supports

Position Title: Director of Outreach & Community Supports Location: TBD Reports to: AACs Executive Director Employment Status: Full-time FLSA: Exempt...
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January 15, 2020

The AACs and UD to host experts Russell and Myra Strand

Join the Adult Advocacy Centers and the University of Dayton as we welcome international speaker Russell Strand and trauma expert...
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December 17, 2019

AACs invited to present at mental health conference in Paris

The Adult Advocacy Centers have received an invitation to present at the 2nd World Mental Health Congress in Paris, France,...
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December 4, 2019

Adult Advocacy Centers to present at three international conferences

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Adult Advocacy Centers (AACs) have been invited to present their groundbreaking model to international audiences at...
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November 19, 2019 / Press Releases, Reports

New survey of Ohio’s county boards of developmental disabilities outlines critical need for services for victims of crime with disabilities

Today, Ohio’s newly formed Adult Advocacy Centers (AACs) have released a report that outlines the critical need for services, supports and protocols to help victims of crime with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) in the state. The report, entitled Needs Assessment 2019, summarizes a survey the AACs sent to 88 county boards of developmental disabilities over the summer, asking about crime victims and the services currently provided to adults with I/DD in their area. A total of 35 surveys were returned, representing all regions of the state.
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