Supporting Employment in an Inclusive Environment: Village Green Healthcare Center

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The Village Green Healthcare Center in Greenville, Ohio has shown their support of the Employment First Initiative. The Employment First website states that the initiative believes “every person has abilities, skills and talents to enrich the community and people around us. They envision a time when every working-age adult with developmental disabilities has opportunity to explore their career options and … Read More

Community Connections Help Individuals with Disabilities Live a Good Life

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(Greenville, Ohio) – October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. The theme for 2014 is “Expect. Employ. Empower.”  The Darke County Board of Developmental Disabilities operates under two philosophies, Employment First and Community First.  When … Read More