Additional Transition Resources
Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities
The Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities (FCBDD) is a county agency providing supports to children and adults who have developmental disabilities. Services are provided to residents of Franklin County, Ohio. Additional information and an application for services can be found on their website.
Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities
OOD helps students with disabilities successfully transition from school to work. Transition teams work together to develop activities and experiences designed to provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge to reach their post-secondary goals. OOD’s goal for successful transition includes planning for, finding and keeping a job prior to exit from high school. After employment counselors conduct follow-up activities to make sure employment is sustainable. Transition from school to work information.
Contact the Transition Specialist or Job Training Consultant for assistance with referring your son/daughter. An online application for services can also be found on the website.
The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program makes cash assistance payments to eligible aged, blind and disabled individuals (including children under age 18) who have limited income and resources. Individuals may apply for benefits and find additional information on their website.
Information about obtaining guardianship can be found on the Franklin County Probate Court's website.
State Support Team Region 11
State Support Team Region 11 promotes strong family/educator partnerships to enhance the school success for children with disabilities. SST 11 offers information on issues, which impact families of children with disabilities through learning opportunities, technical assistance, consultation and meetings. Find more information on their website.