Try remote support, get $50 a month for internet

Smiling young woman who works for a remote-support provider sitting at a desk in front of an Amazon device.
Ohio State University biomedical engineering student Lauren Gastineau, who works with the remote-support provider Ohio at Home, wrote a message on an Amazon Glow device.

The Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities and Creative Housing are continuing to offer incentives for people to try remote support, which can increase privacy and safely reduce the need for on-site staff. People served by FCBDD and who have a Medicaid waiver can receive up to $50 a month for 12 months to pay …

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FCBDD helping provide risk-free ways to try remote support

Marci sitting at her table and looking at her remote support provider on computer screen.
FCBDD board member Marci Straughter says remote support services allow her to safely increase her independence.

Families and people with developmental disabilities who want to learn more about the benefits of remote support have plenty of options for trial runs in Franklin County. The Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities and other disability-services organizations are providing both information about remote support and opportunities to try it out – including an offer …

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