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March 2, 2020 was Read Across America Day! To celebrate, Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities Director Kevin Miller would like to share a book that’s special to him.
Watch a video to learn about the Communication Disability Law, which allows individuals with a medically diagnosed communication disability, who drive or who are a regular passenger in a vehicle, to voluntarily enroll in a database that connects to the Law Enforcement Agencies Data System (LEADS).
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Raj is excited to work his first Arnold Sports Festival with Levy at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. He lost his vision as a young boy but didn’t let that stop him from reaching his career goals by working with Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities.
When you make a purchase from an Ohioan we serve, you're actually helping someone with a disability just like Paul gain independence. Thank you for sharing how #OODWorks for you Paul!
If you or someone you know wants more information about our programs, visit OODWorks.com.
Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities helped Levy in Columbus reduce their employee turnover rate by 30%!
Do you have a disability? Do you want a job? We can help!
Watch a 2-minute video to learn more, or visit http://oodworks.ohio.gov/.
Thank you for joining us Governor Mike DeWine to see firsthand how Ohioans with disabilities are thriving at work. Ohio is a disability inclusion state, and we’re honored to have your support. #Arc #FCBDD #OODWorks
Are you a college student with a disability? We can help! Ohio College2Careers offers FREE help with career counseling, internship and employment placement, resume and interview prep, and more!
🍰 Meet Katie! She loves to bake and wanted to work in a bakery.
👉🏽 We helped her get her @ServSafe Certification.
She's the new assistant baker at Great Scott’s Bakery & Coffee in Brunswick! 🍥
The first of OOD's Business Relations Video How to meet Your Workforce Needs.
🗒️English proficiency can be struggle for individuals who are 👂🏾deaf or hard of hearing because American Sign Language is typically their native language. The Deaf Literacy Partnership course helped this group increase their skills in both English and #ASL. 👍🏻 👩🏻🎓Congratulations, graduates! 👨🏽🎓
#Ohio is home to the ☝🏽first 4-year university 📚 in the nation to have BlindSquare on campus! This navigation support system at Franklin University helps students who are blind or have low vision 🤳🏽get around campus.
"Anything is possible, you just have to be willing to jump through hoops and chase your recovery," said Amanda from Butler County. She recently graduated from Butler County Drug Court and worked with OOD to find employment.