News

Office administrative office will be closed for training

Our administrative office will be closed for training, beginning the morning of 4/19, reopening Monday 4/26/2021. We will be checking our emails periodically throughout the week and responding to any urgent matters as needed. You may also call our main office number at 877-315-8080 if there is an emergency, and someone will return your call…

Encourage the Autism and I/DD Community to be Prioritized for COVID-19 Vaccination

As the leading non-profit corporation focused on advocating for the human, civil and legal rights of people with disabilities in Ohio, Disability Rights Ohio and its partners urge the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) to consider its recommendations as it formulates the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan. While DRO and its partners is encouraged that Phase…

Parent-teacher relationship in special education transforms during COVID

Distance learning for children with autism and ADHD: challenges and optimism Patricia Schetter’s youngest son is a high school senior, attending classes online like so many students this year due to COVID-19. Distance learning is a challenge for some students with autism, but there’s optimism, too. “He’s like, ‘Mom, I just want to go back…