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Mission Statement

Working in partnership with individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, providing opportunities utilizing public and private supports, to live, learn, work, and play in the community

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Back to School

While we are still in the midst of the dog days of summer, the start of the new school year is rapidly approaching.  Each year about this time we start receiving…


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Adaptive Sports Equipment Expo

1st Quarter Strategic Plan

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STABLE Account Testimonials

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DD Awareness month

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More upcoming Provider Trainings

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Summer Camp and Respite Care Information Fair

Join us for an informative meeting with camp representatives and respite care providers. There will be information on educational and recreational camps for children and adults of all ages and abilities.…

Provider Training

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities is offering FREE trainings around the Major Unusual Incident (MUI) rule that will better assist you with serving individuals with disabilities. These trainings are in…

STABLE Accounts

Enrollment is now open for STABLE Accounts -- the nation's first savings plan for people with disabilities.  With the creation of a STABLE Account, eligible participants are able to…

Starlight School Breakfast & Lunch Program

The Muskingum County Board of Developmental Disabilities is pleased to inform you that Starlight School will again be participating in the National School Breakfast and Lunch Program called Community Eligibility Provision…

Disability Awareness Supplement

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National Parks Passes for People with DD


With many of us thinkng about warmer days and sunny vacations here is something to keep in mind for your outings this year.


People First comes to Muskingum County



The Muskingum County Board of Developmental Disabilities now has the 75th chapter of People First across the state.

People First is a group of people who aim to…

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness and Prevention Month

DODD works closely with agency partners in the Office of Health Transformation (OHT) in support of Ohio's FASD initiatives to promote a clear message of prevention, enhance early detection and referral…

Transporting Medications on Starlight Buses

In our continuing efforts to promote the health and safety of our enrollees, new procedures for transporting medications on program vehicles will be implemented on November 1, 2013.

All parents, guardians, and…