Commissioner Crawley returns to FCBDD

Children holding welcome banner for Commissioner Crawley
Franklin County Commissioner Erica Crawley is greeted by students and staff at the FCBDD Early Childhood Education and Family Center.

Franklin County Commissioner Erica Crawley paid a visit to the Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities and received a cute – and colorful – welcome from children in the Early Childhood Education and Family Center.“Omigosh, that made my day,” Crawley said as children held a banner that they had decorated for her. “Thank you! I …

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Boundless offering dental, primary care

From left, Dr. Cindy Rispin, Boundless Health medical director; Anna Wuerth, Boundless Health executive director; and Renee Stein, Boundless director of program sales and outreach, greet visitors during a Boundless Health open house.

One of central Ohio’s largest disability-services organizations has expanded its programming to include more options for primary and preventative health care, including dental and behavioral-health services.Boundless Health aims to function as a hub of person-centered care for people and families with intellectual and developmental disabilities. That means addressing the snags that people with disabilities sometimes …

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Message about the DSP shortage

As many of you are aware, workforce shortages are affecting various industries throughout our state and nation, including disability-service providers. We are fortunate here in central Ohio to have a strong local economy and thousands of direct-support professionals doing excellent work.Still, the situation may be challenging at times. We want you to know that we …

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‘All you need is a little love to share’

Direct-support professional Brenda Gardner offers fresh cucumbers during a farm visit.

Most every day, Brenda Gardner sees or hears or does something that leaves her heart a little more full. “I enjoy the accomplishments of others,” she said, smiling. “I like seeing them get to do things that lots of people might not give them a chance to try.”Gardner is a direct-support professional (DSP) at Hattie …

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