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Richland Newhope Holds Community Awareness Day

15 Mar , 2019  

Twenty-two people representing businesses, schools, and agencies in Richland County on Thursday participated in the 18th Annual Community Awareness Day sponsored by Richland Newhope/Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities. The event is one of several activities marking Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.

The purpose of Community Awareness Day is to increase knowledge and understanding of how people with developmental disabilities are supported in Richland County. More importantly, it serves as an opportunity to highlight a person’s abilities and to show that people with disabilities can be valuable members of the community when given the opportunity. More…

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Richland Newhope Salutes Coloring Contest Winners

9 Mar , 2019  

Seventeen Richland County students have been selected as winners of the 26th Annual Richland County Third Grade Coloring Contest. The event is sponsored by Richland Newhope/Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities as part of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in March.

Richland County schools with third grade classes were invited to participate in the contest. Students were asked to color a picture featuring two children, one of whom uses a walker. The message on the picture simply said ‘Together We Have No Limits.’ Newhope received 504 entries from 17 schools. More…

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March Is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

2 Mar , 2019  

Richland Newhope/Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities (RCBDD) is celebrating Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in March.

Statewide, and across the nation, organizations devoted to serving individuals with developmental disabilities are holding special events to raise public awareness of the many abilities people have, regardless of their disability. More…

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Grant To Support Tech Awareness To Transform Lives Of Disabled Richland Countians

9 Jan , 2019  

Richland Newhope/Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities has received a $20,000 grant from the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council and The Ohio State University Nisonger Center.

The grant is one of 13 awarded since last September to support initiatives that expand remote support or remote monitoring availability in Ohio. More…

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Richland Newhope Ready For Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

28 Feb , 2018  

Richland Newhope/Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities (RCBDD) is celebrating Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in March and asks everyone to embrace this year’s theme, ‘Celebrate CommUNITY.’ More…

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Richland Newhope Celebrates Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

8 Mar , 2017  

Richland Newhope is celebrating Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in March and launching Always There – a yearlong campaign to recognize the 50th anniversary of Ohio’s County Boards of Developmental Disabilities.

Statewide, and across the nation, organizations devoted to serving individuals with developmental disabilities are holding special events in March to raise public awareness of the many abilities people have, regardless of disability. More…

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