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Join us for ADA Zoo Day

ADA Zoo Day is a local information
fair showcasing disability-related
businesses and organizations.

July 22, 2019

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Ability Center to open new dog training facility

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Empowering individuals with disabilities

To assist people with disabilities to live, work, and socialize within a fully accessible community.

Our Programs

Life Skills

Provides independent living skills training for youth with disabilities to prepare them for adulthood.

Assistance Dogs for Achieving Independence (ADAI)

Helps children and adults with disabilities achieve greater independence by training and placing service and therapy dogs.

Home Accessibility

Builds ramps and constructs home modifications necessary for maintaining independent living.

Equipment Loan

A platform for individuals seeking to buy or sell disability equipment, including used wheelchairs, wheelchair lifts, wheelchair ramps, and accessible vehicles.

Advocacy

Learn about our advocacy work and gain access to online resources related to disability advocacy issues.

What’s Going On

Keep up to date with our events, news, and the latest blog posts

Attend Events

  • ADA Zoo Day

    ADA Zoo Day is a community event for all to celebrate the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) along with over 60 local disability-focused vendors. The event is free with general Zoo admission.

    July 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

  • Auxiliary to The Ability Center Fall Luncheon

    Wednesday, September 18, 2019 11:30 a.m. – social 12:00 p.m. – lunch

    September 18 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

  • Access to Buildings under the ADA – Seminar

    Does your job require ensuring that your agency’s buildings are accessible in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? Looking to gain a better understanding of the laws around building accessibility? Department of Justice architect, Diane Perry, will offer an overview of ADA accessibility requirements, an informative panel will discuss the intersection of the

    September 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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A PLACE TO PLAY

Volunteer teams built 31 custom playhouses for local children through Maumee Valley Habitat ...

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