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We understand that you are in business to make a profit. A collaborative effort with Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) can help your business increase productivity, morale, and your bottom line. Let’s Build a Partnership!

What We Do

  • Link Ohio’s largest pool of diverse workers to employers
  • Connect employers with college students with disabilities seeking internships or assistance with recruitment of recent graduates.
  • Create a culture for a diverse workforce through customizable disability awareness training
  • Streamline onboarding by helping employers find qualified job seekers
  • Increase worker retention by offering enhanced follow-up after placement
  • Provide information about worksite accessibility and Title I of the ADA

Who We Are

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) is the State of Ohio agency that empowers Ohioans with disabilities through employment, disability determinations, and independence. The Division of Employer and Innovation Services works to raise awareness of OOD’s mission with employer partners, to promote a talent pool of qualified candidates, and to support businesses in the hiring and retention of individuals with disabilities.

Reach out to a Business Relations Specialist today to start a partnership with OOD.

Download Our Fact Sheet OOD Fact Sheet- Employer and Innovation Services and  "Your Business Is Our Priority”.

Governor's Inclusive Employer Award

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If you have a work environment that is inclusive for individuals with disabilities, we encourage you to apply for the Governor's Inclusive Employer Award.  More information can be found here.

 

Upcoming Webinars

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In this Webinar, you will learn about best practices for providing reasonable accommodations (RA) in the workplace unique to COVID-19.

Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 10 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

 

 

On-Demand Webinars

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