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Richland Newhope salutes 2018 coloring contest winners

March 1, 2018
Seventeen Richland County students have been selected as winners of the 25th Annual Richland County Third Grade Coloring Contest
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Richland Newhope celebrates Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Richland Newhope celebrates Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

February 27, 2018
Richland Newhope/Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities (RCBDD) is celebrating Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in March.
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Richland Newhope seeking award nominations

Richland Newhope seeking award nominations

January 30, 2018
Richland Newhope is seeking nominations for its new CARE awards.
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DD Board welcomes two new members

DD Board welcomes two new members

January 24, 2018
The Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities (RCBDD) held its 2018 re-organizational meeting on Wed., Jan. 24, and welcomed two new members.
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Fond farewell

Fond farewell

January 9, 2018
The Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities said goodbye in December to two long-time members.Margaret Davis and Virginia Harmon finished their third consecutive four-year term – the maximum allowed for board members.  The Mansfield residents both have children who receive supports from Richland Newhope.
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What you should know about special needs trusts

What you should know about special needs trusts

January 9, 2018
Providing for the many needs of someone with a disability can be difficult, especially if that person receives government assistance like Medicaid or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Another option is a special needs trust (SNT).  There are two potential types: First Party SNT where the assets are owned by the beneficiary with a disability and Third Party SNT, which has assets owned by someone other than the beneficiary. 
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Overcoming challenges

Overcoming challenges

January 9, 2018
When you first meet Maxson Brown, you can’t help but be captivated by his smile. It belies the many challenges the 19-month-old has had to face during his short life and the many more still to come.
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'Best career imaginable' comes to an end

'Best career imaginable' comes to an end

January 9, 2018
Sometimes it takes just one person or one event to know you’ve found the right career path.For Liz Prather, that happened 35 years ago as she was beginning her tenure with Richland Newhope and her work in the developmental disabilities field.  There was one individual who she was responsible for training to do a job at Richland Newhope Industries, Inc. who made a lasting impression. 
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Offering Hope

Offering Hope

January 9, 2018
Two long-time local nurses have embarked on a new career supporting individuals with developmental disabilities.Melody Pitts and Donna Goddard have more than 55 years of combined nursing experience. 
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Richland County Board of DD receives three-year accreditation

December 5, 2017
The Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities (Richland Newhope) has received a three-year accreditation from the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities.
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Prather honored with Distinguished Service Award from OACB

Prather honored with Distinguished Service Award from OACB

December 5, 2017
Richland Newhope Superintendent Liz Prather receives OACB award for her years of service.
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Richland County Board of DD names next superintendent

Richland County Board of DD names next superintendent

November 8, 2017
The Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities (RCBDD) has appointed Michele Giess as the next superintendent of Richland Newhope. 
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