REM Ohio Embodies Disability Employment Awareness Month
October 8, 2012
OHIO — President Obama signed a proclamation on October 1, recognizing the month of October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The month is dedicated to recognizing the many contributions of Americans with disabilities and raising awareness about the challenges these workers face in finding meaningful employment.
Troy Location Gets Bright, New Remodeling
August 15, 2012
TROY — Individuals at REM Ohio’s Troy location are excited about new opportunities brought about by a recent remodeling project at their center-based day program.
The Joy of a Family Home
May, 1 2012
OHIO — In recognition of National Foster Care Awareness Month celebrated in May, REM Ohio is proud to recognize all host-home Mentors who continue to exhibit outstanding care and support to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
April 15, 2012
ELYRIA, OHIO – In honor of National Volunteer Awareness Month in April, REM Ohio is paying tribute to individuals served that continue to volunteer throughout their community all year long.
Summit County Participants Recognize the Importance of Volunteering
April 15, 2012
AKRON, OHIO – In honor of National Volunteer week (April 15 – April 21), participants at the REM Ohio Opportunities Center, located at 2052 Romig Road, will recognize the importance of volunteering within their community.
REM Ohio’s Ron Makes the News
April 5, 2012
REM Ohio’s Ron Moss recently celebrated his 50th birthday and had the party covered by The Chronicle Telegram newspaper. Moss, who has been in REM Ohio since February 2005, lives in a group home with six other individuals in South Amherst City (Lorain County).
Family and friends gathered at the United Methodist Church in South Amherst for the celebration. Among those present at the part were Ron’s mother, Claire, and sister-in-law, Kelly.
REM Ohio Seeks Public Support for those with Developmental Disabilities
March 1, 2012
STATEWIDE — “Our Community is Better Together” is the theme for Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month 2012. REM Ohio and other related organizations celebrate Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in March, and invite you to embrace the important message of this year’s theme, “Our Community is Better Together.”
REM Ohio, YMCA Team Up to Offer Fitness Classes Tailored to the Needs of Persons with Developmental Disabilities
January 10, 2012
LANCASTER, OH – In an effort to improve the health and wellness options available to persons with intellectual or other developmental disabilities (I/DD), REM Ohio, a local service provider to individuals living with disabilities, announced they are teaming up with the Lancaster Area YMCA to offer a twice-weekly, fitness class “Ready, Fit & Able”. These are open to the community, beginning January 13th at the Opportunities Center, located at 1560 Sheridan Drive.
January 4, 2012
AKRON, OH — CARF International announced that REM Ohio Inc. has been accredited for a period of three years for its community employment development, training, development, and support services.
Employment Program Benefits Adults with Disabilities as well as Employers
October 1, 2011
PERRYSBURG, OH — At a time when many Ohioans are having trouble finding suitable work or any employment at all, the REM Ohio crew at the Walgreens Perrysburg Distribution Center is happy to be working at a job they sincerely love.
REM Ohio Honors Its Own During National Direct Support Professional Week
September 1, 2011
AKRON, OH — It is a core belief at REM Ohio, a service provider to adults with developmental disabilities (DD), that everyone should have the same rights and opportunities as all persons, to live, work, and find recreation in the communities where they live. For many individuals with DD, their ability to live fulfilling lives is dependent upon the support they receive from Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) in their home, work, and education environments.
Service Begin for REM Ohio’s Newest Opportunities Center – Lancaster
July 18, 2011
LANCASTER, OHIO — REM Ohio announced today that they will be opening their newest Opportunities Social Center, located at 1560 Sheridan Drive, in July. The new 3,200 square foot center is home to the company’s Social Program for adults living with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The company currently operates a similar center in the Akron and Cleveland areas.
There’s Nothing Like A Sparkling Clean Car
June 15, 2011
AKRON, OH — With Father’s Day less than one week away, it’s time to start thinking about that special gift to give to your Dad to show him how much you appreciate him. If it’s a unique gift that you’re looking for, then you might want to treat your dad to a sparking clean car.