Welcome to Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities
Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) is the state agency that empowers Ohioans with disabilities through employment, disability determination, and independence. It is accomplished through its Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation (BVR), Bureau of Services for the Visually Impaired (BSVI) and Division of Disability Determination (DDD). A fourth area is the Division of Employer and Innovation Services (EIS), which is responsible for establishing and maintaining partnerships with employers.
Seven participants between the ages of 16 and 17 spent two weeks sprucing up Friendship Park in Smithfield and continued working at Jefferson State Lake in Richmond. The Summer Youth Program exposes teens to career exploration and hands-on training over a period of four weeks