The SHC, The Arc of Medina County, partners with individuals with disabilities and their families to provide a full range of services to assist them in living a quality life in their chosen community.
Specialized babysitter training teaches teens skills to care for children with special needs
SHC, the Medina County Board of Developmental Disabilities and The American Red Cross have developed a specialized babysitting training program to prepare babysitters to care for children with developmental disabilities. The two-day class will take place on Saturdays, November 1, and November 8, 2014, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at SHC's Office Training Room, 4283 Paradise Rd., Seville, OH 44273. Registration is $85 per participant. To Learn more click here...
Save the Date!
The Holiday Fashion Show and Luncheon will be held Saturday, December 6, 2014 at Weymouth Country Club in Medina.
Ombudsperson hired to assist individuals with disabilities and their families in Medina County
SHC/The Arc of Medina County and the Medina County Board of Developmental Disabilities announce the hiring of Michelle Kipfstuhl to provide the services of an ombudsperson to assist Medina County individuals with disabilities and their families. Read more here...
Inclusive Dance at Dancing Wheels
Dancing Wheels is a professional, physically integrated dance company uniting the talents of dancers both with and without disabilities. All classes are inclusive and welcome students of all abilities. Classes begin September 7, and run monthly. Click here for more information.
Free Prescription Assistance Program for All Ohio Residents
The Ohio Drug Card is free statewide prescription assistance program that offers free drug cards to all Ohio residents. The program provides discounts on both brand and generic medications with an average savings of around 30 percent. The program has no restrictions to membership, no income requirements, no age limitations and there are no applications to fill out. Everyone is eligible to receive savings!
Ohio Legal Rights Is Now Disability Rights Ohio
Ohio Legal Rights (LRS) has changed to a non-profit corporation with a new name: Ohio Disability Rights Law and Policy Center, doing business as Disability Rights Ohio. Their mission is to advocate for the human, civil and legal rights of people with disabilities in Ohio. Disability Rights Ohio will replace LRS as Ohio's Protection and Advocacy system and Client Assistance Program by October 1, 2012. To learn more about this change and Disability Rights Ohio, visit their website at www.disabilityrightsohio.org Keep informed on the latest news by staying connected to SHC's facebook page.
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