Students Tour GTI to Learn About Manufacturing

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Students participating in the Switching Gears Summer Youth Program through the Darke County Board of Developmental Disabilities (Darke DD) toured Greenville Technology, Inc. (GTI).  Their focus was to learn about manufacturing as an industry that offers a variety of job opportunities. Bryan Adams, Assembly Manager, gave an overview of the factory and highlighted the many departments and jobs within the … Read More

Life After High School

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A group of Greenville High School students and their parents participated in a ‘Life After High School’ tour to learn more about employment and living options after high school.  The tour was arranged by The Community First Department at the Darke County Board of Developmental Disabilities (Darke DD), in partnership with Greenville High School.

Locations, dates announced for training sessions required under new Ohio guardianship rules

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Ohio Adult Guardianship Education Course Information and Registration The Supreme Court of Ohio announced on March 10, 2015 the adoption of new rules to govern adult guardianships in Ohio. The Advisory Committee on Children and Families of the Supreme Court recommended the adoption of Rules of Superintendence for the Courts of Ohio 66.01 through 66.09, which became effective on June 1, 2015.

Darke DD Provides Summer Youth Program

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The Darke County Board of Developmental Disabilities (Darke DD) is hosting their 4th Annual  Summer Youth Program.  Previously funded through Vocational Rehabilitation Services, this year’s program, titled ”Switching Gears”, is being staffed and funded by Darke DD and is for youth ages 14 and 15 who are currently being served by the agency.  Ten students from various schools in Darke … Read More

Darke DD addresses Federal mandate for ‘conflict-free case management’

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Dear Parents, Guardians, and Self-Advocates: As many of you are aware, the Darke County Board of Developmental Disabilities (Darke DD) has been engaged in discussions regarding our local plan to respond to changes in federal law.  One of the more significant changes requires that county boards of DD in Ohio must comply with federal law regarding ‘conflict-free case management’ – … Read More