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November 2020
DCBDD Updates
DCBDD Closings in November
  • November 11 - In observance of Veteran's Day
  • November 26-27 - In observance of Thanksgiving

If you experience a crisis or need immediate assistance during any of these times, please contact Helpline and ask for the SSA on call at 740-369-3316.
Technology First Conference
Join DCBDD for its 2nd annual Technology First Conference. This year's event will occur online via Zoom and Facebook Live. If you wish to ask questions and interact with our presenters, please register below to receive the Zoom link.

Attendees will hear from assistive technology professionals and people who have benefited from assistive technology! Attendees will also learn about different types of assistive technology and learn about their various capabilities.

November 18, 2020
9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Zoom & Facebook Live
Monthly Community Resource Feature
Delaware County Hunger Games
November 24, 2020
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Each year, Delaware County agencies partner with the Delaware City Schools to provide a Thanksgiving Meal Kit to community members in need. The kits include a turkey, stuffing, and all of the traditional Thanksgiving sides.

This year, there will be two locations for people to drive-thru and secure their meal kits:
  1. Main Location: Byxbe Campus (1610 State Route 521, Delaware, Ohio)
  2. Alternative Location: Delaware County Board of Developmental Disabilities (7991 Columbus Pike, Lewis Center, OH)

If you have additional questions, please email [email protected].
Monthly Technology First Feature
Be My Eyes
Be My Eyes is a free app that connects people who are blind or have low-vision with sighted volunteers and company representatives for visual assistance through a live video call. Google and Microsoft have partnered with Be My Eyes to show how the use of technology can help drive a more inclusive customer support experience.
Assitive Technology (AT) Consultation
Do you have a barrier that might be able to be solved by AT? Make an appointment with DCBDD's Tech Committee for a quick consultation. To make an appointment, contact [email protected].
Community Events Resources
A Guide to Interacting with Police: For individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
November 10, 2020
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Topic: Lifelong Learning Opportunities
Growing Family Resilience
For people with disabilities and families of people with disabilities
Mondays In November (Nov. 2, Nov. 9, Nov.16)
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
African American Children in Care
Serving Youth Webinar Series
November 11, 2020
OCALICON Virtual Conference
November 11-13

The nation's premier autism and disabilities conference where people from around the world come together to learn, network, and share research, best practices, and resources.

The Abilities Virtual Experience
November 20-22

The Abilities Virtual Experience is back to connect you with the disability-focused resources your need from the comfort of your living room. The event is free.

COVID-19 Updates
DCBDD is keeping our COVID-19 webpage updated with new information and resources.As always, do not hesitate to reach out to your DCBDD contact or call the main line 740-201-3600 for assistance. We are here to help!