What’s your story?

Every person and family we support has their own unique story to tell. At LCBDD, we are honored to be a part of each and every journey.

Sharing these stories helps reflect the incredibly diverse community that we serve while helping those we support make connections and find belonging. 

Storytelling is a part of our culture at LCBDD and we hope you enjoy this always growing collection of profiles, stories and moments.

Do you have a success story you'd like to share? We want to hear it and celebrate with you!  Contact Anna Jeffries at 740-322-6911 or anna.jeffries@lcountydd.org to get started. 

Success Stories

February 2, 2023

‘It’s had a huge impact on his life’

Caleb Kick's iPad has opened up his world.
December 5, 2022
Dawson Skidmore cuts peppers during his culinary classes at C-TEC.

Meet Dawson!

Dawson Skidmore is a hard worker and we are excited to see what his future holds!
November 30, 2022
Enzo and Siam Beltran play in their Newark home.

Meet Enzo and Siam

These identical twins have great support around them as they prepare for preschool.
November 15, 2022
Jolie Ford poses for photos with her parents, Jenna and Justin Ford.

Supporting Jolie’s journey

The Ford family is celebrating their daughter's fighting spirit.
October 3, 2022
Franklin Lindal cleans windows as part of his internship at Licking Memorial Health Systems.

Project SEARCH starts its seventh year at LMHS.

A group of five interns are exploring new opportunities.
September 28, 2022
Pierson Johnson poses outside his Pataskala home.

Meet Pierson!

Pierson Johnson has worked hard to speak up and advocate for himself.
September 14, 2022
Evan Alioto sits on a recumbent tandem bike.

Meet Evan!

Evan Alioto is ready for the next step.
September 7, 2022
Diamond Douang poses with her silver medal against a brick wall.

Congratulations Diamond!

Diamond Douang shares her experiences at the Special Olympics USA Games.
August 3, 2022
Kaylee Higgins sorts clothes at her summer work experience at Goodwill Unlimited.

Learning on the job!

Close to 90 students participated in OOD's Summer Employment program.
July 27, 2022
Nataloe Kosko poses for a photo in her Heath apartment.

Meet our summer Tech All Stars!

We're excited to share these stories about the difference technology makes.
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