June 2020
Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the
Americans with Disabilities Act
Wow! It's incredible what a difference 30 years can make! Together, we commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) this year. Click the image below and watch a short video from the Cuyahoga DD Good Life Ambassadors, sharing how the ADA has impacted their lives and inspiring hope for the future.

Interested in learning about other ways the Greater Cleveland community will be celebrating this special milestone? Click here to learn more from ADA Cleveland.
Connecting for Kids 2020 Virtual Resource Fair
June 3, 2020 6:30- 8:30 p.m. (Participate on Facebook.)

Learn about local resources, therapies, tutoring programs, summer camps, virtual services and more. This fair is for Northeast Ohio families with children between the ages of birth-22. Children may or may not have a specific diagnosis.

Click on the button below to view the guide for families and learn how to participate in this exciting virtual event.
Fill Out Your Census!

Did you know that there's still time to fill out your census forms? You can fill out your census online or over the phone by calling 1-844-330-2020. The census determines funding for critical services, including emergency preparedness.
mother-son-hug.jpg
Have a comment or an idea to share with the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities?
Be a part of its upcoming Family Advisory Council.
J une 10, 2020 from 1:00-3:00 p.m.

The Family Advisory Council provides a forum for the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities to hear directly from family members about the issues that affect their lives and provides the opportunity to learn more about the department's current initiatives from executive staff. Family Advisory Council meetings take place quarterly and are open to everyone.

Due to the current pandemic and the governor's state of emergency, the event will be available via GoToMeeting. Click here to register and get started.

If you have any questions about the forum or the registration process, please contact Corey Ferguson at corey.ferguson@dodd.ohio.gov or 614-466-8583.
This CareLine is staffed by credentialed counselors who have been trained to provide free, confidential support for a wide range of needs, including mental health concerns, substance use, problem gambling, and more. Individuals experiencing an acute crisis can still reach out to the Ohio Crisis Text Line (keyword 4HOPE to 741 741) or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8255). 

Call 1-800-720-9616 to connect with trained counselors.

Call from 8 AM to 8 PM, seven days per week. After 8 PM, the CareLine will forward to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
Looking for activities and resources to help make a meaningful day?
We can help.

Cuyahoga DD has created listings of activities, resources and links to help you discover new ways to spend time and keep active. Click HERE to view these resources.

NEW! We've added weekly listings of fun things to do.
Coming Up!
Connect with us: