With Winter in Ohio being an unpredictable season, you never know what the weather may bring. Thus, it’s always good to be prepared. This post provides advice, particularly for those with disabilities, on staying safe while navigating the snow and cold temperatures.
The University of Toledo Announces Disability Studies Graduate Certificate
As many as one in five people are living with a disability, making knowledge about disability issues beneficial for all professions. The certificate in disability studies enhances understanding of disability as a unique identity, history and culture.
EVOLUTION OF A BRAND
Entering our centennial year, we felt compelled to refresh our organization's brand identity. A visual nod to our past, our new logo represents a new take on our cherished gold star.
As we embark on this exciting year, we have decided this new icon will represent all programs of The Ability Center.
Community Shirt | January 2020
There is no better way to kick off our centennial year than by unveiling a shirt with a message we’ve believed in for over a century: Toledo is for Everyone.
To honor our 100th anniversary, we've partnered with Jupmode to supply our community with a shirt that unites us and celebrates people of all abilities.
Molina Healthcare of Ohio recently honored the leadership, advocacy, and volunteerism of seven heroes from across the state at its 12th Annual Community Champions Awards. During the awards ceremony, each honoree received a $3,000 grant to “pay forward” to a nonprofit of their choice.
Disability Rights Advocate, Katie Shelly has been announced as the Vice Chair of the Ohio Olmstead Task Force. The Ohio Olmstead Task Force (OOTF) is a statewide grassroots coalition of Ohioans with disabilities of all ages, family members, advocates and organizations advocating for the right to live, work and participate in their communities.
Thanksgiving is a time to create lasting memories around the dinner table. For families with loved ones with disabilities, extra preparation and consideration go a long way to ensure a positive experience for all.
Encourage your kids to help cook for the family! Explore family-friendly recipes to test out this holiday.
The Ability Center’s Home Accessibility Program was honored to connect donors, Paul and Stephany Johnson, to three deserving veterans, changing their lives forever.
When asked why they choose to help veterans through our programs, the Johnsons state, “The more you give, the more you get.
The Ability Center and Libbey House Foundation unveiled the completion of the project, “Restoring Accessibility to the Edward Drummond Libbey House” with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, October 30. Edward D. Libbey House was the site of Opportunity Kindergarten, a school for children with disabilities operated by the Toledo Society for Crippled Children.
This how-to guide offers tips and additional information to help families and the surrounding communities create more inclusive Halloween celebrations!
Limit sensory triggers such as fog machines, strobe lights and sound effects.