UC UCEDD is working in collaboration with the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County to provideÂ to information to parents on child development, on early signs of developmental delay and on specific disabilities in print and on the Libraryâ€™s â€œKidspaceâ€ website for parents (http://kidspace.cincinnatilibrary.org/adults/onWeb.aspx).
The Ohio Disability and Health Program held two Healthy Lifestyles for People with Disabilities Train-the-Trainer (T-the-T) workshops March 21-25th for individuals committed to teaching people with disabilities about living a healthy life. Master Trainers, Angela Weaver from the Oregon Office on Disability and Health, and Joe Basey from the City of Eugene Adaptive Recreation conducted the Healthy Lifestyles T-the-T workshop.Â Workshop attendees who completed the T-the-T workshop were certified as HL Lead Trainers and were provided with a curriculum/trainerâ€™s guide and other materials they will need to implement the HL workshops with their perspective agencies.
UC UCEDDâ€™s Family Support Coordinator, Amy Clawson, was recently presented the â€œSpecial Needs Community Impact Awardâ€ during this yearâ€™s Cincinnati Redsâ€™ Developmental Disability Awareness Day. Â This honor is awarded by the Paragon Financial Group and this year marks its 7thyear of recognizing individuals in the community who are deeply committed to people with disabilities and their families. On receiving the award, Amy commented, â€œIt is an honor to receive an award to do the job I love doing. Helping families is a passion of mine.”