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OOD Works

OOD Works is an e-newsletter designed to provide up-to-date information from Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities.

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December 6, 2019 edition: OOD Jobs for Recovery Kickoff for Staff; Job Shadowing Experience Prepares Lloyd for Next Steps; Ryan Gets Back in the Driver’s Seat; International Day of Persons with Disabilities; All About Accessibility-Travelers with Disabilities; and In the News

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OOD Works e-newsletter November 22, 2019

November 22, 2019 edition: First Vocational Apprentice Gains Graphic Design Experience; Special Equipment Keeps Len Farming at Age 81; Video Features Employers' Job Fair Feedback; DDD Exceeds Workload Goals; OOD Works Podcast: Communication Disability Law; All About Accessibility: Free Course on Autism Spectrum Disorder; OOD Works Newsletter Returns December 6; In the News

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OOD Works enewsletter November 15, 2019

November 15, 2019 edition: Buddy Gets to Continue Farming; President Tressel Supports Ohio College2Careers; Accommodations Help Brian Succeed in Electrical Apprenticeship; International Day for Tolerance; All About Accesibility: Restaurant Menus; In the News

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OOD Works e-newsletter November 8, 2019

November 8, 2019 edition: Cleveland Job Fair; OOD Works Podcast: Samantha Meissner and Ohio College2Careers; Daniel Finds Success Rebuilding His Life; Jason's Fresh Start; All About Accessibility: RecoveryOhio; In the News

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OOD Works e-newsletter November 1, 2019

November 1, 2019 edition: Ohio College2Careers Supports College Students with Disabilities; Canton Job Fair; Video: Expansion Helps Students with Disabilities Prepare for Careers Earlier; All About Accessibility: Voters with Disabilities; In the News

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OOD Works E-newsletter October 25, 2019

October 25, 2019 edition: Expanded Partnership Helps Students with Disabilities Prepare for Careers; Toledo Job Fair; OOD Works Podcast: Scott Fedor; Angela Kenney Finds Her Stride as a Patient Ambassador; Business Enterprise's Record-Breaking Year Shines Light on Operator Success; Nicole Perring Proud to be a Business Enterprise Operator; OOD and Ohio AgrAbility Partner to Bring Second Farm Life to Don Hazelton; All About Accessibility: Livescribe Echo Smartpen; In the News

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OOD Works e-newsletter October 18, 2019 edition

October 18, 2019 edition: Congresswoman Beatty on Hand for Columbus Job Fair; Max Gained Work Skills at the Ronald McDonald House; DODD Ohio Podcast; Supporting People with Invisible Disabilities; Mark Simon Sheds Light on Mental Health Disabilities; All About Accessibility: Free, 24/7 Text Line for People in Crisis; In the News

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OOD Works e-newsletter October 11, 2019

October 11, 2019 edition: More than 50 Employers Take Part in Cincinnati Job Fair; Disability Etiquette and Awareness Training Now Available for State Employees; OOD Works Podcast: Partnership with Giant Eagle Increases Access to Quality Jobs for Ohioans with Disabilities; All About Accessibility: Sujpporting People with Learning Disabilities in the Workplace; In the News

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OOD Works newsletter September 27, 2019

 

September 27, 2019 edition: OOD Works Podcast: Get to Know OOD Council Chairs; OOD-Giant Eagle Partnership Featured by WEWS; All About Accessibility: Video Supports Strengthening Connections; Ohio Launches TechCred to Help Employees Earn Technology Skills; A'ja Hammonds Pays it Forward; September is Healthy Aging Month; David Conquers His Fears and Returns to His Passion; OOD Employees Walk in Recognition of National Falls Prevention Awareness Day;  In the News

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OOD Works enewsletter September 20, 2019

September 20, 2019 edition: OOD Helped Tonya - Now She Helps Others; Students Gain Work Experience at R.W. Beckett; International Week of the Deaf; All About Accessibility: Sign Language Directory; September is Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month; The Red Book - A Guide to Work Incentives; The Ohio Lifestyle Calculator; In the News

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September 13, 2019 edition: Honoring Direct Support Professionals; OOD Works Podcast: Paul Pursues His Passion; OOD Jobs for Recovery Program to Launch in Six Counties; Collaboration Supports Those who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing; All About Accessibility: Google Docs; In the News

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OOD Works e-newsletter September 6, 2019

September 6, 2019 edition: Casey Proves He Can; Partnership with Bob Evans Restaurants; September is Service Dog Awareness Month; ApprenticeOhio Helps Students "Earn While They Learn"; OOD Annual Report for State Fiscal Year 2019; All About Accessibility: Using Alexa to Play Podcasts; StayTuned for Direct Support Professionals Week; In the News

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OOD Works E-newsletter August 23, 2019 edition

August 23, 2019 edition: OOD Works Podcast Features YLF Co-Chairs; Meet DJ and Joe, Participants of the Summer Youth Work Experience; Sheilah is Proud to be a 'Working Woman'; National Senior Citizen Day; Technology Gives Jeri Weatherholt a New Start; Video Features Jeff Toll, Business Enterprise Operator; All About Accessibility: Aira Now Free for Quick Calls; August is "ABLE to Save Month"; OOD Works Newsletter Returns September 6; In the News

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OOD Works E-newsletter August 16, 2019 edition

August 16, 2019 edition: Employment First Partnership Impact; Khaliff Williams Finds a Sense of Purpose; Lima Hiring Event Connects Employers and Candidates; Performance Progress Available Online; Helping People Pursue Successful Careers; All About Accessibility: Adobe; In the News

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August 9, 2019 edition: OOD Works, the Podcast; Ohio State Fair Accommodates More Individuals with Disabilities; Robert Hall is Supported to Succeed; Raul Hernandez's Journey to Independence; Staff Awarded by Social Security Administration; Free Google Home Minis for Individuals Affected by Paralysis; ReelAbilities Film Festival Coming to Ohio; Job Development Training; All About Accessibility: Apple Devices; In the News

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August 2, 2019 edition: Ohio Featured During Disability:IN National Conference; Several Ohio Businesses Honored for Disability Equality; Disability:IN Ohio Rolls Out New Website; Dominique Finds a Unique Fit; Staff Awarded for Excellence; All About Accessibility: Reading Level of Documents; In the News 

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OOD Works e-newsletter July 26, 2019 edition

July 26, 2019 edition: 2019 Youth Leadership Forum; All About Accessibility: Ohio State Fair More Accessible and Inclusive; Goodwill Columbus Highlights IT Program; Celebrating Our Four-Legged Service Friends; Ohio Service Dog Awareness Week is July 22-26, 2019; Brooke Fishman Selected as 2019 Chicago Regional Commissioner's Honor Award Recipient; Meet Katie; ADA 29th Anniversary; In the News

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OOD Works enewsletter July 19, 2019

July 19, 2019 edition:  New Budget Invests in Individuals with Disabilities; Video Highlights Expanded Services; Investing in RecoveryOhio; Investing in High School Students with Disabilities; Investing in College Students with Disabilities; Investing in Disability Inclusion; Investing in the Local Business Community; Changes to the Vocational Rehabilitation Fee Schedule; National Disability Voter Registration Week; All About Accessibility: Ohio State Fair More Accessible and Inclusive; In the News

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OOD Works E-newsletter July 12, 2019

July 12, 2019 edition: Workforce Innovation & Talent Center Opens in Cleveland; Partnership Helped Reduce Turnover by 30%; Independent Living Older Blind Program Making a Difference for John; Importance of Vision Screenings for Ohio Seniors; Pursuing the Best Services for Individuals Who are Blind; July 28 All Disabilities Festival; National Disability Voter Registration Week; All About Accessibility: Microsoft Resources; In the News

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Cover for newsletter features photo of Governor DeWine and Grandson at Opening of Hocking Hills Visitor Center

June 28, 2019 edition: Operator Expands Vending Business at New Hocking Hills Visitor Center; Ohio State Fair More Accessible Than Ever Before; Deaf-Blind Awareness Week; Statewide Disability Awareness and Etiquette Training; Survey Opportunity for Parents of Children with Autism; July 18 Celebration of Americans with Disabilities Act; All about Accessibility-Adaptive Sports; Gearing up for New Budget Initiatives; In the News

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OOD Works enewsletter June 21, 2019

June 21, 2019 edition: Summer Youth Work Experience; Connecting Job Seekers and Employers; Anthony Streeter Finds Success at Giant Eagle; Sight Centers Support Individuals with Vision Loss; Congressional Briefing Highlights Disability Determinations; All about Accessibility: Voting; In the News

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OOD Works E-newsletter June 14, 2019

 

June 14, 2019 edition: Guiding Children on the Journey from School to Work; Budget Invests in College Students with Disabilities; Video Highlights Deaf Literacy Partnership; Director Miller Reappointed to Governor's Executive Workforce Board; Ohio Partnership Featured During International IPS Learning Community; OOD Services Included at Aging Eye Summit; Three Staff Promoted to Area Managers; 49 Years of Supporting Individuals with Disabilities in Employment; In the News

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June 7, 2019 edition: BlindSquare Now Available at Franklin University; Minor Workplace Accommodations Help Quinten Succeed; More Youth with Disabilities Served; Free Summer Meals for Young People; OOD Team Members Present at OCEA Statewide Conference; Proposed Changes to the Vocational Rehabilitation Fee Schedule; Celebrate the Americans with Disabilities Act; In the News

 

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OOD Works enewsletter: Transforming Lives of Students with Disabilities through Technology May 31, 2019 edition: Transforming Lives of Students with Disabilities through Technology; Improving Literacy and Sign Language; Help Us Reach a New Milestone for Serving People with Disabilities; Helping Older Ohioans Increase Their Independence; Business Enterprise Program Featured by "The Loop"; Staff Promoted to Senior-Level Disability Claims Adjudicators; Disability Language Style Guide; In The News

 

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May 17, 2019 edition: In-Demand Jobs Week Wrap-Up; Dayton Event Connects Job Seekers with Inclusive Employers; Lincoln Electric Inspires Job Seekers; Employers Step Up During In-Demand Jobs Week; Staff and Partners Recognized for Excellence; Budget Invests in College Students with Disabilities; Vending Operations Thrive at Youngstown State University; Global Accessibility Awareness Day; InnovateOhio; In the News

 

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BE Operator standing in front of his vending machines May 10, 2019 edition: Video Features John Canaday, Business Operator; Business Enterprise Operators Come Together in Columbus; UnitedHealthcare Begins Statewide Disability Awareness Training; Director Miller Testifies on Behalf of Governor's Budget; Ball Lands a Job Shadow at In-Demand Jobs Event; In the News

 

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April 26, 2019 edition: Budget Invests in College Students with Disabilities;Registration Option for Individuals with a Communication Disability; Columbiana Hiring Event Gets Results; Sathya Discovers a More Fulfilling Life; In-Demand Jobs Week, May 6-10, 2019; In the News

 

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Budget Invests in RecoveryOhio - Photo interlocked hands April 19, 2019 edition: Budget Invests in RecoveryOhio; In-Demand Jobs Week, May 6-10, 2019; Screen Reader Technology Helps Jeff Langstaff Make a Difference in His Community; Christina's New Job Gets Her One Step Closer to Living on Her Own; April Is Limb Loss Awareness Month; April is National Social Security Month; In The News


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April 12, 2019 edition: Budget Invests in High School Students with Disabilities

April 12, 2019 edition: Budget Invests in High School Students with Disabilities; Aira Making a Difference for People who are Blind; Assistive Technology of Ohio; Shannon Cornelius is Cleaning Up at Mid-Ohio Cleaning; April is National Social Security Month; In the News


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April 5, 2019 edition: Governor Mike DeWine's budget invests in individuals with disabilities April 5, 2019 edition: Governor Mike DeWine's budget invests in individuals with disabilities; DSW Job Readiness Program/Project SEARCH; Grand Opening of Bobcat Way Cafe; Creating Opportunities for Those with Disabilities; April is National Social Security Month; In the News


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