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Publications List

Below are the publications offered by Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities. These publications can be ordered by using the Pamphlet Order Blank, OOD-2601 or by calling toll-free in Ohio 800. 282. 4536, ext. 1470; in Franklin County, call 438. 1470.


 E-3  Information Interview is a handbook for counselors to use with consumers as they are preparing for vocational goal development that may or may not include training. It includes how to identify possible employers to contact, how to set up the face-to-face interview, a list of possible questions consumers can ask during interviews, excellent tips on how consumers should conduct themselves, and methods and strategies to use throughout the whole process, pp. 28, 2013.
 E-11 OOD Fact Sheet on SSI Work Incentive 1619 (a) and (b) provides comprehensive information about a work incentive that enables SSI recipients to earn more while maintaining SSI and Medicaid eligibility, pp. 4, 2013.




Ten Steps to Communicating Effectively with People with Disabilities provides tips on interacting with people with disabilities, 2-sided card, 2013.


Ohio Business Leadership Network (OHBLN) explains how the OHBLN can help Ohio employers through information and resources to enhance their diversity initiatives by hiring people with disablities, 3-fold pamphlet, 2013.

 G-4 How to Make the Most out of Your Doctor Visit provides people with disabilities with some tips for getting ready for their first doctor visit and resources for specific disabilities, pp. 20, 2013.
 G-5 Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities and Ohio Governor’s Council on People with Disabilities Publications List provides an annotated listing of publications available from OOD and GCPD, pp. 2, 2013.
 G-6 Heroes of the Disability Arena showcases short biographies of 28 people considered “Heroes” of our times who had/have disabilities, ranging from the likes of composer Ludwig Van Beethoven to President Franklin D. Roosevelt to Singer Ray Charles, pp. 32, 2013.
 G-7 Ohio Youth Leadership Forum describes the program for high school juniors and seniors with disabilities to provide them with career leadership training. The four day program, which takes place once a year in Columbus, will cultivate leadership, citizenship, advocacy, a sense of independence and social skills, 2-fold pamphlet, 2013.
 G-8 Healthcare Professionals advises how to interact with people with disabilities in a healthcare setting, 2-fold pamphlet, 2012.
 G-10 Governor’s Council on People with Disabilities fur­nishes an overview of the composition, functions, mission and abilities of the council, 2-fold pamphlet, 2013.
 G-25 Governor’s Council on People with Disabilities Annual Report
 G-37 Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities 2014 Annual Report

Statewide Consumer Advisory Committee (CAC) explains the purpose of OOD's statewide consumer advisory committee and provides information on how to join the CAC, 3-fold pamphlet, 2013.


Independent Living

 IL-3 Ohio Personal Care Assistance outlines personal care assistance available for Ohioans with disabilities, 3-fold pamphlet, 2013. 



 S-1 Finding a job should be about ABILITY outlines for the general public the structure and services of the Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities, the state vocational rehabilitation agency, 4-tiered pamphlet, 2013.
 S-1b Finding a job should be about ABILITY is the same as above but in a 3-fold style, 2013.
S-2 A Guide to Transition Services: Helping Students with Disabilities Move from School to Work describes services available through OOD and the Ohio Department of Education which helps students make the transition from school to work. It focuses on the vocational rehabilitation referral process and services for youth with severe disabilities who are eligible for OOD services, pp. 16, 2013.
 S-3 Consumer Guide to Post-Secondary Educational Training explains the policies and requirements involved when a person receives postsecondary educational training services from OOD. Services may be provided at a variety of colleges, technical schools, training programs, etc. Educational expenses include tuition, fees, books and supplies, pp. 12, 2013.
 S-4 Veterans’ Guide to Vocational Rehabilitation Services informs Ohio’s veterans with disabilities on how OOD and other Ohio agencies can help them with their career goals, single fold pamphlet, 2013.
 S-10 Ticket to Work Program is a Social Security Administration program for people ages 18 - 64 who receive Social Security Income (SSI), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or both. The eligible SSI or SSDI beneficiary who receives a “ticket” can redeem it at OOD or an employment network for services that lead to employment, 2-fold pamphlet, 2013.
 S-21 It's all about...Employment describes vocational rehabilitation and other Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities programs for people with visual impairments, 2-fold pamphlet, 2013.
 S-30 Brain Injury: Get the Facts gives the facts about how most brain injuries occur, who is at risk and what you can do to prevent them. It also describes the Ohio Brain Injury Advisory Committee, who the members are and what they do, 2-fold pamphlet, 2013.