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DD Board reorganizes for 2019

DD Board reorganizes for 2019

January 23, 2019
The Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities held its 2019 re-organizational meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 23. Stephen Swank will serve as president.
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More than a lending center

More than a lending center

January 11, 2019
Many people may not realize that Richland Newhope operates an equipment lending center.
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Trevor's story

Trevor's story

January 11, 2019
“It takes a village to raise a child” is an African proverb that holds true for Trevor Dillon.
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New role

New role

January 11, 2019
It’s not unusual to make a career change after working in one field for a long time.  Many of us have done that.  It can be reinvigorating.
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Richland Newhope awarded remote support grant

January 9, 2019
Richland Newhope/Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities has received a $20,000 grant from the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council and The Ohio State University Nisonger Center.
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Shelby Knights of Columbus Council presents check to Newhope

December 5, 2018
Richland Newhope’s Gift Fund has received a donation from the Knights of Columbus Council 1968 in Shelby.
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A family tradition

A family tradition

October 9, 2018
Taking care of people is something Joan Schoenfelt has been doing almost her entire life.  You could say she was born into a life of service.
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Three jobs = busy life

Three jobs = busy life

October 9, 2018
No one can say Maggie Smith is afraid of hard work.
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Fixing the list

Fixing the list

October 9, 2018
A new rule is now in place that allows for a much overdue update of Ohio’s Medicaid waiver waiting list.
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Richland Newhope superintendent meets with Ohio Senate president

Richland Newhope superintendent meets with Ohio Senate president

August 7, 2018
Richland Newhope Superintendent Michele Giess recently met with Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof, R-Medina, to discuss disability policy ahead the upcoming two-year state budget process.
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Volunteer experience impacts lives - including his own

Volunteer experience impacts lives - including his own

July 13, 2018
For John Caugherty, becoming involved with Special Olympics was more than just a volunteer opportunity.  It was a calling.
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Community life and employment for people with DD

Community life and employment for people with DD

July 13, 2018
The U.S. Department of Justice has told Ohio and other states that people with developmental disabilities need to be provided services in the most integrated settings possible.
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