Category: 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. Read More