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Health and Welfare Information from Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD)
Each of the 88 County Boards contract for services or employ an Investigative Agent (IA). The IA is required to investigate all reported MUIs. These investigations include the identification of causes and contributing factors as well as prevention plans to help reduce the likelihood of re-occurrence.
DODD is responsible for overseeing statewide systems of supports and services for people with developmental disabilities and their families. The Major Unusual Incident (MUI) Unit plays a critical role by providing oversight to County Boards and Providers to help assure the health and welfare of individuals receiving services in Ohio.
The MUI Unit employs fifteen staff and is comprised of three primary entities: Intake, Regional Managers and Registry Investigators.
Ohio’s Medicaid State Plan provides comprehensive services (Medicaid card services) for individuals. You can read more about what services are covered by Medicaid, and how to get these services on the Ohio Department of Medicaid’s website.
Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities
The Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) works with County Boards of DD and other related agencies to ensure the availability of supports to help people live as they choose, promote their health, safety and welfare, and assist families of individuals in reaching their goals. Their website is designed to assist individuals and families in finding their way through the many opportunities available within a fairly complex system of services and supports.
Ohio Self-Determination Association (OSDA)
OSDA is a non-profit organization who empowers people with disabilities. Our goal is to expand awareness of self-determination principles, provide valuable training resources, and promote advocacy efforts.The OSDA Board includes people with disabilities, family members, private providers, and county boards of DD.
Special Olympics Ohio
The mission of Special Olympics Ohio is to provide year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.
Ohio Association of County Boards of DD
The Ohio Association of County Boards Serving People with Developmental Disabilities (OACB) is a non-profit organization specializing in providing information, continuing education, and legislative liaison to Ohio's 88 County Boards of Developmental Disabilities.
Always There for Ohio
Always There is a statewide campaign to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the creation of Ohio’s county boards of developmental disabilities. This website is a storytelling hub for the campaign and will be updated regularly with new stories, events, and news.
Downloadable forms are listed below:
DODD Online ICF Search Tool: https://dodd.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/dodd/your-family/community-living/icf_search_map
DODD Electronic ICF Informational Booklet: https://dodd.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/dodd/forms-and-rules/forms/pamphlet-options-counseling