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More than 50 Licking County youths supported by the Licking County Board of Developmental Disabilities, are spending the summer working, volunteering and gaining job experience. Meet a few of them!


The Licking County Family YMCA, partnering with the Licking County Board of Developmental Disabilities, offers a summer camp for children and teens with special needs.


David Grover and Zachary Hogue, two teens supported by the Licking County Board of DD, volunteered at the Canal Market District, helping chef Andrew Spurlock with cooking demonstrations for the Edible Licking County program. Both are interested in learning more about careers in the culinary arts.


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.