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.
Holiday Fest @ Camp Paradise
Camp Paradise Mini Respite Camp
Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Join SHC for a day filled with holiday fun, games, crafts and swimming, and a visit from jolly old St. Nick! Our respite camps are designed to keep school-aged children engaged in a nurturing and safe environment while caregivers have the opportunity to relax, recharge and reconnect!
Deadline for registration is Dec. 9, 2013. For more information please call, 330-722-1900, ext. 165
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...
SHC/The Arc of Medina County's First Annual Golf Outing
SHC\The Arc of Medina County raised more than $10,000 at its first golf outing and silent auction in August at Medina Country Club.
Thank you to the following sponsors:
Driving Range Sponsor
Medina Knights of Columbus #4168
AMCOR | Akron-Canton CPCU Society Chapter | Chippewa Lake Lions Club | CrossPointe Community Church | Dyer Hughes Roche, Inc. | Michael A. Goyette, DDS | Joseph R. Harrison, Attorney | Home Builders Realty, Inc.
Summit Management Services, Inc. |
Tee & Greens Sponsors
Clampco | Drs. Benninger, Schween & Schmidt Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery | Fisher & Phillips, LLP | Hendrick's Family Dentristy | Kiwanis Breakfast Club of Medina | Mark's Cleaning Service, Inc. | Medina Dairy Queen |
Reinhardt Supply Co. | Valspar |
Golfer & Partner Sponsors
ABC Therapy. Ltd. | Fire Loss Control, Inc. | FirstMerit Bank | Pat & Bob Keel | Petro Family |
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.
- ADA Document Center
- American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
- The Arc (National)
The Arc (Ohio)
- Autism Society of Ohio
- Center for Disability Information and Referral
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA)
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- Akron Children?s Hospital
- Community Fund Management Foundation
- disAbility Information and Resources
IBM Resources for the Disabled
- Leave a Legacy
- Medina County Board of DD
- Medina County Family First Council
- Medina County Government
- Medina County Office for Older Adults
Medina County Senior Services Network
Ohio Adaptive Sports
- Museum of disAbility History
- Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities
- Ohio Department of DD
- Special Music by Special People
- Special Olympics - International
- Special Olympics - Ohio
- United Way of Medina County
- USA Toy Lending Library Association
- VSA arts of Ohio
- Wrightslaw Special Education Advocate