The Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) released a new supervision protocol for individuals with developmental disabilities who are convicted sex offenders. These protocols offer additional tools to support individuals with developmental disabilities who are sex offenders,and the communities in which they live.
“The health and welfare of those we support and the communities that they live in are our main priority,” said John Trunk, Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board (Summit DD) Superintendent. Read More ›
We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to live, work and thrive as part of their community, regardless of ability. For adults with developmental disabilities, having the opportunity to have their own place to call home is just one part of that that equation. Read More ›
State Representative Anthony DeVitis, R-Green, introduced Ohio House Bill 621 “regarding the admission of sex offenders to residential facilities for persons with developmental disabilities.” HB 621 adds an additional layer of notification to community leaders before sex offenders with developmental disabilities are admitted into a residential setting. This additional notification would require information about an individual’s treatment plan be released to law enforcement agencies and the community, which is not required of any other sex offender.
Summit DD collaborates with local organizations to meet the needs of families. Child Guidance & Family Solutions (CG&FS) is one of these community resources. The agency is dedicated to ensuring that children with intellectual, emotional or behavioral challenges and their families have the necessary tools to lead stronger and healthier lives. Read More ›
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