Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD)

The Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) is responsible for overseeing a statewide system of supports and services for people with developmental disabilities and their families.

Clermont County Board of Development Disabilities

The Clermont County Board of DD serves students and adults who have Developmental Disabilities. These services take place primarily in the Batavia and Owensville area, but can also be present in community setting.

Ohio Providers Resource Association (OPRA)

As a statewide association of service providers, OPRA is a leader in efforts to collaboratively build a statewide service system to meet the needs of our ultimate customers – Ohioans with developmental disabilities.

American Association on Intellectual and Development Disabilities (AAIDD)

The oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization of professionals and citizens concerned about intellectual and developmental disabilities.


The Arc is the world’s largest community based organization of and for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It provides an array of services and support for families and individuals and includes over 140,000 members affiliated through more than 780 state and local chapters across the nation. The Arc is devoted to promoting and improving supports and services for all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

People First of Ohio

People First of Ohio helps to set up local chapters made up of people with disabilities who are self-advocates. These chapters try to work on local issues by talking with others about their needs and rights with people in their communities. Make sure you have the right to make choices in your life and to take responsibility for those choices.