A PLACE TO PLAY

Volunteer teams built 31 custom playhouses for local children through Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity’s Project Playhouse. One was built with love by employees of RMF Nooter, Inc. who brought accessible play right to the backyard of a little girl named Joanna

ADAI accepts grant from PetSmart Charities

PROGRAM UPDATE:

March 19, 2019

The pilot year of the Canine Student Teacher program is showing great benefits for both the dogs-in-training and the students who attend the participating schools. So far, the dogs have completed three training courses that cover a range of skills necessary for a successful working career in the schools such as impulse control around food and items on the ground, walking nicely on leash, greeting all people politely, and resting on a student’s lap to help with anxiety.

The Libbey House Foundation Grant

A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Libbey House Foundation Receives Ohio History Fund Grant

The Libbey House Foundation, in collaboration with The Ability Center of Greater Toledo, is the recipient of a $9,158 Ohio History Fund grant from the Ohio History Connection to make Toledo’s only National Historic Landmark accessible to all.

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.