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Superintendent Update

July 7, 2021
Governor Mike DeWine recently announced that Friday, June 18th would officially mark the end of Ohio's public health state of emergency that was declared in March of 2020. This is a date we should all celebrate with great enthusiasm and optimism.
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Superintendent Update

October 23, 2020
While we are still adjusting to the multitude of changes brought on by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, at the Richland County Board of Disabilities, we are excited for fall and all it brings with it! I am also so thankful for the continued cooperation and patience of those we serve and their families, as well as for our dedicated and hardworking staff who have embraced new challenges with positivity and resilience.
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Superintendent Update

July 20, 2020
Over the past several month, our agency has made significant changes to our service delivery model in response tot he COVID-19 pandemic. This has not been easy on anyone, but our staff continues to work hard and remains dedicated to the individuals and families we support.
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Superintendent update

February 12, 2020
The Richland County Board has successfully completed most of the objectives outlined in our three-year strategic plan. With the close of 2019, we have many successes to celebrate from this past year.
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March activities planned

February 12, 2020
Richland Newhope is planning several activities to mark Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in March.
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New Day Hab Focuses on Community Inclusion

October 15, 2019
Independent Providers Lorri Lewis and Cassandra Hehmeyer have joined forces and just recently opened a Day Habilitation together called Choice Express. 
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Remote Support Open House a success

July 23, 2019
Richland Newhope’s Open House and tour of their remote support demonstration site on June 27 had a great turnout. 
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"See us, know us, we are here"

July 23, 2019
"See us, know us, we are here," is Team No Limits' motto and helps them remember what is really important about their adaptive sports club for people of varying disabilities.
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DSP award winner honored

July 23, 2019
Emilie Stanley said she was thrilled and overjoyed when she found out that she was selected as this year's recipient of 2019 CARE Direct Support Professional (DSP) award.
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Madison student getting recognized on YouTube

May 8, 2019
Madison High School’s Interactive Media class teaches students some of the finer aspects of broadcast journalism and uses YouTube to share reports about what’s happening in the school district.
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All about work

May 8, 2019
Helping individuals with developmental disabilities to learn job skills and find employment has taken on greater meaning since the Employment First Initiative began in Ohio in 2012
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Fond farewell to a friend

May 8, 2019
Hudson Budd is embarking on a new adventure, but it’s bittersweet for Richland Newhope employees who have served the youngster since he was born six years ago.
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