Welcome to the Ohio Association of Adult Services (OAAS)

 

OAAS is a not-for-profit member association that represents private and public organizations serving adults with developmental disabilities. The Association provides a network of resources and technical assistance for the management and operation of organizations and businesses. OAAS provides opportunities for professional growth and development to members, and coordinates and disseminates valuable information to keep them up-to-date on the latest practices and information in the adult services field.

 

The Association represents its member organizations by serving as a resource and liaison with other professional organizations providing services for adults in Ohio.

 

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Fundraiser to aid Down syndrome group gets runners with the disorder involved

On a recent Monday evening, Shane Roussi — wearing a black sweatband to keep his hair out of his face, an arm strap to hold his iPhone and an Ohio State workout...

 

Uplift: ‘Best Buddies’ opens real-life pipelines to IDD community

Everyone needs a friend, particularly people whose disabilities may leave them feeling isolated and alone. Enter Best Buddies International, a nonprofit founded...

 

Special Olympians sharpen skills for annual event

STEUBENVILLE — Softballs and bocce balls were in motion earlier this week outside the Jefferson County School of Bright Promise, as young adults there are sharpening...

 

Ohio one of first states to experiment with video monitoring for people with developmental disabilities

WOODMERE, Ohio — Remember your first apartment? It was great to finally be out on your own even if you still had to do the dishes. Twenty-year-old Samuel Zurenski...

 

DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY ADVOCACY AWARENESS MONTH WRAP UP STATEHOUSE EVENTS

March was Developmental Disability Advocacy and Awareness Month and it was BUSY! On March 8th I emceed Ohio DD Advocacy and Awareness Day at the statehouse in Columbus....