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The Licking County Board of Developmental Disabilities is in the news! Check out the stories below to learn more about some of the great things happening in Licking County.

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May 24, 2017 LMH program prepares students with disabilities for jobs Written by Maria DeVito, The Newark Advocate

April 19, 2017 State using sensors to help people with disabilities Written by Ben Garbarek, WSYX ABC6

April 19, 2017 New plan helps those with disabilities save Written by: Craig McDonald, The Newark Advocate

April 5, 2017 Licking County child care centers get help with DD kids Written by: Maria DeVito, The Newark Advocate

March 25, 2017 Granville woman broke barriers for those with disabilities Written by: Maria DeVito, The Newark Advocate

March 8, 2017 Remote monitoring of Ohio’s disabled saves money, fills need Written by: Alan Johnson, The Columbus Dispatch

Dec. 21, 2016 Newly formed Aktion Club receives banner, gavel. Written by: Staff Report, The Newark Advocate

Nov. 9, 2016 Voters say YES to DD levy.  Written by: Staff Report, The Newark Advocate

October 24, 2016  LMH program trains students with disabilities for jobs. Written by: Maria DeVito. The Newark Advocate

October 19, 2016 ‘Blend’ brings art, coffee to new Elm Street location. Written by: Craig McDonald, The Granville Sentinel

October 18, 2016 Licking County Board of DD seeks levy increase. Written by: Sydney Murray. The Newark Advocate

October 1, 2016 Green Dreams art sale. Written by: Barrett Lawlis, The Newark Advocate

July 22, 2016 Softball rivals right at home in Heath. Written by: Dave Weidig. The Newark Advocate

November 21, 2015 Nancy Neely empowered disabled Ohioans for more than three decades. Written by Anna Jeffries. The Newark Advocate.

November 21, 2015 Jason Umstot will lead county board of DD in January. Written by Anna Jeffries, The Newark Advocate.

October 17, 2015  Umstot hired as board of DD Superintendent.  Written by:  Advocate Staff.  The Newark Advocate.

September 24, 2015 Spark offers free lunch Tuesdays at First Presbyterian.  Written by: Anna Jeffries.  The Newark Advocate.

March 19, 2015 Developmental disabilities board has awards celebration. Written by: Advocate Staff. The Newark Advocate.

December 3, 2014 The Inspiration Station, a place that inspires. Written by: Chad Klimack. The Newark Advocate.

November 15, 2014 SPARK celebrates 10 years helping adults with disabilities. Written by: Anna Jeffries. The Newark Advocate.

September 22, 2014 Power lifting group to serve those with disabilities. Written by: Anna Jeffries. The Newark Advocate.

July 6, 2014 New bookstore seeks right mix for downtown. Written by: Kent Mallett. The Newark Advocate.

June 7, 2014 It’s official: Board of Developmental Disabilities levy wins. Written by: Advocate Staff. The Newark Advocate.

June 7, 2014 Elks donates to Board of Developmental Disabilities, Special Olympics. Written by: Advocate Staff Report. The Newark Advocate.

May 10, 2014. Recount for Disabilities Board Levy Appears Likely. Written by Scott Rawdon. This Week Community News, Licking County.

May 6, 2014. Board of Developmental Disabilities Levy Appears Destined For Recount. This Week Community News, Licking County.

May 5, 2014. County voters will decide several issues, races May 6. This Week Community News, Licking County.

April 28, 2014. Two Countywide Levies Will Be On Ballots. Written by Scott Rawdon. This Week Community News, Licking County.

February 2, 2014. Disabilities board asking for 1.6 – mill levy on May ballot. Written by Scott Rawdon, ThisWeek Community News.