FCBDD, Columbus library showcase books for DD Awareness Month

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The Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities teamed up with the Columbus Metropolitan Library to compile a great selection of book recommendations for DD Awareness Month this March. Read below for summaries and age ranges. And for more info on award-winning books that inform and educate about developmental disabilities, check out the Schneider Family Book …

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Public asked to share stories about disability workforce shortage

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A group of disability service providers and advocacy organizations has launched a campaign urging Ohio legislators to approve a big increase in the Medicaid reimbursement rates that fund wages for direct-support professionals. Because DSP pay has been so low for so long, Ohio’s developmental disability workforce crisis has worsened throughout the state, the coalition said: …

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