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Charlie Stumbo, of Pataskala, recently accepted his first full time job in Columbus and is taking more steps toward independence, with support from his family and LCBDD.


Sydney Dials, of Pataskala, was supported by the Licking County Board of Developmental Disabilities from age 4 until last spring. Her mother credits LCBDD with completely changing her life for the better


Natasha is a high school senior who is preparing to graduate from the Newark Digital Academy.  She is looking forward to being a part of Newark High School’s commencement and receiving her diploma with her classmates.  Natasha shared a few of her thoughts with us as she prepares to celebrate.


The Licking Memorial Health Systems Project SEARCH High School Transition Program is a unique one-year school-to-work program that takes place entirely at Licking Memorial Health Systems.


Ohio Public Images Campaign LogoEveryone has a story and they are all worth telling. Ohio Public Images’ 2016 awareness theme, “What’s Your Story,” is designed to capture the dreams, interests, abilities and personalities of people who have developmental disabilities.

In honor of Developmental Disabilities Awareness month, we want to share stories of Licking County citizens with developmental disabilities.  Our first story features Tanner Krupp.


Project SEARCH is a one-year internship program for high school seniors with disabilities, who aim to achieve competitive employment. The students will spend their entire school day on site with Licking Memorial Health Systems(LMHS). To learn more, please attend an Open House on Wednesday, February 24 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at LMHS.

Applications for Project SEARCH can be obtained from teachers in Licking County schools. If you have any questions about the program, please feel free to contact:

Holly Shellogg, Director of Employment Supports at 740-349-6588.

Click here to see the Licking Memorial Health Systems flyer.

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