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2021

December 2021 | WTOL | Sylvania students to raise money for Ability Center assistance dog program


November 2021 | WTOL | The Ability Center in Sylvania is in need of puppy raisers

November 2021 | The Bryan Times | The Ability Center updates Williams County Commissioners

November 2021 | Dynamic New Resident To Toledo | Dynamic New Resident To Toledo


October 2021 | MLiving | Lecture Series:100 Years of Disability

October 2021 | Sylvania Advantage | Harrington retires from The Ability Center

October 2021 | 13abc | Disability advocates want TARTA change

October 2021 | 13abc | Direct service professionals in high demand across Northwest Ohio

October 2021 | Toledo Blade | Area agencies show support for TARTA's Issue 12

October 2021 | Maumee Mirror | TARTA Passage Would Offer Accessible Routes To Family Members

October 2021 | The Press | Cargiver briefs: Toledo Refining donation to fund accessibility projects in E. Toledo

October 2021 | Toledo Parent | 9-Year-Old Receives Therapy Dog from Ability Center Toledo Area Parent

October 2021 | The Blade | Disability advocates bring personal side to November's Issue 12

October 2021 | Press Publications | Health briefs: Stuart James named executive director of The Ability Center

October 2021 | 13abc | Style Show

October 2021 | NBC24 | DREAM Project Unveiled

October 2021 | The Blade | Toledo library, Ability Center partner for DREAM project


September 2021 | 13ABC | The Ability Center receives big donation

September 2021 | NBC24 | Toledo Refining Company donates $100,000 to Ability Center

September 2021 | The Press | Community hits home run for inclusive baseball facility

September 2021 | The Blade | Ability Center and Toledo Refining Company look to improve accessibility

September 2021 | The Blade | TARTA next: Get involved, make a change

September 2021 | Toledo.com | New ED Named

September 2021 | BCAN | Style Show

September 2021 | BCAN | Zot Arts - Inclusive Art

September 2021 | Village Life | Auxiliary to The Ability Center

September 2021 | Stone Oak Living | Auxiliary to The Ability Center

September 2021 | 13abc | Two-year-old Toledo boy receives a life-changing gift

September 2021 | The Blade | New director of Ability Center aims to make his story the standard

September 2021 | The Blade | New executive director named at Ability Center

September 2021 | The Maumee Mirror | Astro The Therapy Dog Joins Fallen Timbers Staff

September 2021 | The Blade | Special Events: Metroparks Toledo shows off amenities at Outdoor Expo on Saturday

September 2021 | The Blade | Lecture series focusing on the history of disabilities coming to Toledo

September 2021 | Yahoo News | Solheim Cup may be in the rearview window, but fond memories linger

September 2021 | 13abc | "Toledo is for Everyone" at The Solheim Cup

September 2021 | Cumulus | Solheim Cup comes to Toledo

September 2021 | Port Clinton News Herald | All-terrain wheelchair makes Port Clinton City Beach accessible to all

September 2021 | WTOL | Accommodations at Solheim Cup


August 2021 | The Blade | Panel discusses positive storytelling of people with disabilities

August 2021 | The Blade | 'Toledo is for everyone' campaign aims to make Solheim Cup most inclusive event ever

August 2021 | 13abc | Solheim prepares welcome center for people with disabilities

August 2021 | 13abc | The Zoo Hosts Next Steps Summer Program

August 2021 | The Blade | Officials hope to secure legal representation for those caught in Toledo’s eviction crisis

August 2021 | NBC24 | Ability Center trains pups for assistance, therapy services


July 2021 | The Bryan Times | The Ability Center holds Assistance Dog Graduation ceremony

July 2021 | The Sojourner's Truth | Settlement Requires Defendants to Provide Extensive Modifications and Pay $400,000 for Accessibility Violations at Senior Housing Community

July 2021 | Sentinel Tribune | Assistance dog program needs foster volunteers, puppy raisers

July 2021 | Maumee Mirror | Volunteers Needed To Care For Service Dog Puppies

July 2021 | Rossford Record | Volunteers needed for Assistance Dogs program

July 2021 | Point and Shoreland Journal | Volunteers needed for Assistance Dogs program

July 2021 | Holland-Springfield Journal | Volunteers needed for Assistance Dogs program

July 2021 | 13abc | Assistance dogs graduate

July 2021 | FULTON COUNTY EXPOSITOR | Assistance dog program needs foster volunteers, puppy raisers

July 2021 | 13abc | How the pop star’s conservatorship battle could change lives around the country

July 2021 | WTOL | Ability Center announces $400,000 settlement that requires remediation for Brooklynn Park Senior Housing Community

July 2021 | 13abc | The Fair Housing Center and The Ability Center win lawsuit over discrimination

July 2021 | The Blade | Disability rights groups secure victory in accessible housing lawsuit

July 2021 | WTOL11 | Dog lovers, check out The Ability Center's Assistance Dog Program


June 2021 | ThePress | Donations accepted at The Ability Center

June 2021 | 13abc | TARTA funding plan facing new challenge

June 2021 | The Blade | Puppy love: Ability Center seeks service dog volunteers

June 2021 | TOL | Next Engage Toledo Drop Off Refuse and Recycling Event and Human Relations Commission Neighborhood Cleanup

June 2021 | 13abc | The Ability Center in need of puppy raisers and fosters

June 2021 | WTOL11 | Port Clinton handicap-accessible beach allows everyone to enjoy being by the water with their family

June 2021 | The Beacon | Mobi-mats open Port Clinton beach to disabled, elderly


May 2021 | 13abc | Metroparks Meetup: Inclusive playground at Secor Metropark for kids/adults of all abilities

May 2021 | WTOL 11 | 23 free opportunities for Toledoans to drop off refuse and recycling this year

May 2021 | 13abc | Port Clinton unveils new accessibility features for beaches

May 2021 | 13abc | Ability Center Flower Sale Supports Youth

May 2021 | 13abc | Ability Center helps mother living with cerebral palsy afford college

May 2021 | TOL | Next Engage Toledo Drop Off Refuse and Recycling Event and Human Relations Commission Neighborhood Cleanup

May 2021 | The Blade | Flower shop raising money for The Ability Center

May 2021 | WTOL 11 | Ability Center accepting donations this Saturday at the Toledo Zoo


April 2021 | 13abc | Columbus removes red tape blocking TARTA expansion

April 2021 | The Blade | A more accessible Toledo

April 2021 | WTOL 11 | The Ability Center offers summer jobs to youths with disabilities

April 2021 | The Blade | Disability rights advocates pushing for proactive, not reactive public policy


March 2021 | The Blade | To the editor: Don't hold TARTA back


February 2021 | WTOL 11 | Ability Center hosting summer camp for kids with disabilities

February 2021 | The Blade | Mayor Kapszukiewicz will create new Office on Disabilities

February 2021 | NBC 24 | City of Toledo creating Mayor's Office on Disability

February 2021 | 13abc | Toledo creates Mayor’s Office on Disability

February 2021 | City of Toledo | Mayor’s Office on Disability News Conference

February 2021 | Sylvania Advantage | Ability Center Assistance Dogs program going strong despite COVID-19

February 2021 | 13abc | Snow keeps wheelchair users’ wheels spinning

February 2021 | Sentinel-Tribune | Museum, ability center partner to eliminate barriers

February 2021 | ARTnews | Can an Ohio Museum Become the Most Accessible Institution in the U.S.?

February 2021 | The Press | New partnership aims to make TMA disability-friendly

February 2021 | Art Industry News | The Toledo Museum Wants to Become the World’s Most Accessible

February 2021 | Sylvania Advantage | The Ability Center supports in the time of pandemic

February 2021 | Sylvania Advantage | Ability Center/TMA form partnership; host webinar with Development Disabilities board

February 2021 | WTOL | Aspiring chef uses cookie creativity to raise money for culinary school and give back to community

February 2021 | WTOL | 'Stay safe, spread love, take it easy.' Chef uses cookie creativity to raise money for culinary school and give back to the community

February 2021 | NBC 24 | Toledo Museum of Art teaming up with Ability Center to break down access barriers

February 2021 | 13abc | Toledo Museum of Art launches disability-friendly initiative

February 2021 | The Blade | Art museum to establish new position focused on accessibility


January 2021 | The Blade | Ability Center accepting scholarships

January 2021 | The Blade | Barbara Hendel: Its centenary celebration delayed, Ability Center continues its mission

January 2021 | WTOL | How you can foster a dog and help the Ability Center

January 2021 | The Blade | Longtime Ability Center executive director retires, agency seeking replacement

January 2021 | The Blade | Webinars to help parents, caregivers of disabled people

January 2021 | Talk From The Board | Funding and Guardianship


2020

December 2020 | The Blade | Persons with disabilities entitled to hospital visitor, despite restrictions

December 2020 | WTOL | The Ability Center celebrates 100 years of helping those in our community

December 2020 | The Blade | The Ability Center reminds community to remove snow and ice for people with disabilities

December 2020 | London's News Desk | Katie Shelley, Ability Center


November 2020 | The Blade | City of Toledo launches new website

November 2020 | The Blade | Ability Center seeks fosters for therapy, service dog program

November 2020 | BCAN | Inside Toledo - Jeremy Bigelow

November 2020 | WTOL | The Ability Center in need of 'foster dog parents' as pandemic puts strain on typical agencies

November 2020 | Toledo Area Parent | Ability Center launches new initiative - Assistive Technology

November 2020 | Mature Living News | Quarantined and Disconnected: COVID-19's effects on those with disabilities


October 2020 | Press Publications | The Ability Center awards Community Partnership Award

October 2020 | The Blade | Pacer Cookies at Deet's BBQ funds culinary goals

October 2020 | Perrysburg Messenger Journal | The Ability Center bestows award on HCNO

October 2020 | 13abc | Deet’s BBQ – Inclusive Workforce

October 2020 | WTOL | Voter Accessibility in 2020 Election

October 2020 | 13abc | The Ability Center’s four-legged heroes

October 2020 | Toledo Blade | Levy advocates pitch ballot issues to those with disabilities

October 2020 | 13abc | Hammering with heart at Habitat For Humanity’s “Playhouse Project Blitz”

October 2020 | Toledo Business Journal | The Ability Center providing support for disabilities


September 2020 | MLiving | 5 areas of your home to remodel for accessibility

September 2020 | WTOL | Assistive Technology


August 2020 | WTOL | Remote Learning Presents Challenges

August 2020 | The Bryan Times | Koleton-Townie Bryan Times story

August 2020 | The Blade | Parent Roundtable

August 2020 | The Bryan Times | Bryan Elementary introduces new therapy dog for upcoming school year

August 2020 | WTOL | Bryan Elementary Welcomes New Therapy Dog

August 2020 | 13abc | Give kids a separate space and stick to a schedule

August 2020 | WTOL | Virtual learning comes with challenges for students with disabilities and their families


July 2020 | The Blade | New botanical garden emphasizes accessibility and inclusion

July 2020 | NBC24 | Disability-friendly area opens at Toledo Botanical Garden

July 2020 | 13abc | Toledo Botanical Garden creates accessible new space for those with disabilities

July 2020 | Holland-Journal | METROPARKS TOLEDO, ABILITY CENTER INTRODUCE INCLUSIVE GARDEN AT TBG

July 2020 | ADA 30 | 13abc | ADA ensures employment, transportation during pandemic

July 2020 | ADA 30 | 13abc | The Ability Center Celebrates 100 years

July 2020 | ADA 30 | 13abc | Sylvania and Perrysburg celebrate ADA

July 2020 | ADA 30 | The Blade | Advocates reflect on the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

July 2020 | ADA 30 | Freemont News Messenger | Mayors’ Panel

July 2020 | WTOL | Mask Mandate

July 2020 | The Blade | Voting Webinar


June 2020 | The Blade | Telehealth Webinar

June 2020 | The Blade | Reopen Ohio considerations for Toledoans with disabilities

June 2020 | Q105 | What Is The Ability Center?


May 2020 | the Desk of London Mitchell | Recommendations for Local Business

May 2020 | Toledo City Paper| Free webinar on accessibility awareness

May 2020 | The Blade (Letter to the Editor) Reopen safely; Think of Others

May 2020 | The Blade | Flower Sale Fundraiser

May 2020 | Healthy Living News | The Ability Center is here for you (pg 26)


April 2020 | 13abc | School Therapy Dogs Amid Pandemic

April 2020 | Healthy Living News | Services for Youth with Disabilities

April 2020 | abc13 | Toledo Themed Assistance Dogs Litter

April 2020 | WTOL | The Ability Center responds to COVID-19

April 2020 | 13abc | The Ability Center hosting webinar for voters with disabilities


March 2020 | Sentinel Tribune | Ability Center has been helping for 100 years


February 2020 | Sylvania Chamber | Flaunt a Member Friday

February 2020 | Farmland News | Dogs Trained to Help People With Disabilities

February 2020 | London's News Desk | Desk of London Mitchell

February 2020 | The Blade | To the editor: Ability Center has century of supporting people

February 2020 | The Press | Ability Center kicks off centennial year, announces partnerships

February 2020 | WNWO24 | The Ability Center Open House


January 2020 | Mature Living | The Ability Center of Greater Toledo Through The Decades

January 2020 | BCAN | The Ability Center 100th Year Celebration

January 2020 | Toledo City Paper | BIG IDEAS 2020

January 2020 | WTOL | Ability Center celebrates 100 years of service

January 2020 | abc13 | The Ability Center celebrates 100 years of service

January 2020 | nbc24 | Ability Center announces new partnerships and events at 100th anniversary celebration

January 2020 | Monroe News | Ottawa Lake man receives service dog

January 2020 | The Blade | Ability Center's goal: Make Toledo nation's most disability-friendly city

January 2020 | The Historic Times | The Ability Center: Making Independence Possible Since 1920

January 2020 | nbc24 | Local apparel business Jupmode selling new T-shirt to raise funds for Ability Center

January 2020 | WTOL | Jupmode community shirts promote local pride, raise money for local organizations