Want to make a difference for Ohio's disability community?
Join the Ohio DD Council!
The Ohio DD Council is recruiting new membership for the following categories:

  • Individual with a developmental disability,
  • Parent or guardian of a child with a developmental disability, and
  • An immediate relative or guardian of an institutionalized or previously institutionalized individual with a developmental disability or an individual with a developmental disability who resides or previously resided in an institution.

If you are interested in becoming a member, go to our website to the New Member Application page for more information.

You may apply online or download documents to complete and mail to our office. Deadline to apply is April 18, 2021
About the Ohio DD Council: It is the mission of the Ohio DD Council to create change that improves independence, productivity and inclusion for people with developmental disabilities and their families in community life. DD Council receives federal funding for innovative advocacy, capacity building and systems change activities. These activities are designed to contribute to a coordinated system of services, supports and other assistance that is centered around and driven by individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

The Ohio DD Council has over 30 members who represent people with developmental disabilities; parents and guardians of people with developmental disabilities; and representatives from state agencies, non-profit organizations and agencies providing services to people with developmental disabilities. Ohio DD Council members are appointed by the Governor.
The Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council is funded under the
Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act.