The Ability Center launches Disability Dialog

The Ability Center launches Disability Dialog

The Ability Center recently announced the launch of Disability Dialog. Disability Dialog is an awareness and engagement campaign designed to answer the question, “What would it take for the Toledo area to be named the most disability-friendly community in the United States?”

A disability-friendly community matters because doing well becomes an option for everyone.

Next Steps Summer Program – Toledo Blade

Next Steps Summer Program – Toledo Blade

This article was published in the Toledo Blade on December 29, 2018
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LAUREN LINDSTROM
Blade Staff Writer
llindstrom@theblade.com

“What does professionalism mean?”

The small group of teenagers paused to consider the question and threw out suggestions, writing their ideas on a large classroom whiteboard.

ADAI accepts grant from PetSmart Charities

ADAI accepts grant from PetSmart Charities

NEWS RELEASE
For Immediate Release

Contact:
Mallory Tarr, Community Relations Specialist
mtarr@abilitycenter.org
419.885.5733

Assistance Dogs for Achieving Independence Receives $45,000 Grant from PetSmart Charities®

November 15, 2018— Sylvania, OH – Assistance Dogs for Achieving Independence (ADAI) knows that pets have the remarkable ability to reduce feelings of stress and anxiety, improve our mood and bring us unconditional love.

Lucas County 911 Text To Call

Lucas County 911 Text To Call

Lucas County residents now have the ability to text 911 in case of emergencies. Lucas County leaders announced the roll out of the service on conference at the Emergency Services Building.

Not only will this service improve communications for the disability community but also a necessary alternative for domestic violence and other violent situations.

Home Again Ability Center’s Nursing Home Transition Program: Mature Living News

Home Again Ability Center’s Nursing Home Transition Program: Mature Living News

| Mature Living News

The Nursing Home Transition Program at The Ability Center, (ACT) has helped 815 people achieve independent living since the program was established in 2000.

Barriers to transition
Nursing Home Transition Program Coordinator Cathy Quinones explains that one of the most common barriers that prevent individuals from being discharged from a nursing home facility is “losing their housing.