Let OOD Customize a No-Cost Training Program for Your Business!
OOD’s Business Relations Specialists can provide a variety of disability awareness educational training sessions that will help support your company’s desire to create a culture of diversity and inclusion.
Training options that we can provide include:
Windmills Disability Awareness Training:
These interactive modules are designed for employers to examine personal attitudes and biases toward people with disabilities.
This session helps participants become aware of respectful etiquette and proper language usage related to interactions with people with disabilities.
Other Training topics available:
* An engaging education session on “invisible disabilities” (e.g. traumatic brain injury, mental health, intellectual) and the fears, myths and barriers that are often associated with them
* An interactive session on identifying and removing barriers in the hiring and onboarding process to make it more accessible and inclusive for people with disabilities
A fact sheet called "Let OOD Customize a No-Cost Training Program for Your Business" is available.
Contact a facilitator in your area to schedule training:
East-Central Region – Ronald Klonowski (Ronald.Klonowski@ood.ohio.gov, 330-915-2038)
Counties covered: Ashland, Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Coshocton, Crawford, Guernsey, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson, Knox, Licking, Mahoning, Morrow, Muskingum, Noble, Richland, Stark, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Wayne
Northeast Region – Michael Hoag (Michael.Hoag@ood.ohio.gov, 216-227-2028)
Counties covered: Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Medina, Portage, Summit
Northwest Region – Jill Simpson (Jill.Simpson@ood.ohio.gov, 567-703-5229)
Counties covered: Allen, Auglaize, Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Huron, Lorain, Lucas, Marion, Mercer, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Sandusky, Seneca, Van Wert, Williams, Wood, Wyandot
Southeast Region – Kelly Jordan (Kelly.Jordan@ood.ohio.gov, 614-914-2492)
Counties covered: Athens, Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Gallia, Hocking, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Perry, Pickaway, Pike, Ross, Scioto, Vinton, Washington
Southwest Region – Cynthia Crews (Cynthia.Crews@ood.ohio.gov, 513-768-6715)
Counties covered: Adams, Brown, Butler, Champaign, Clark, Clermont, Clinton, Darke, Fayette, Greene, Hamilton, Highland, Logan, Madison, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, Shelby, Union, Warren