2019 Building Bridges Awards Nomination Form

Each year the Erie County Board of Developmental Disabilities (ECBDD) recognizes individuals, community employers, providers, advocates and community members who support those with a disability.  Nominees will be recognized, and award recipients will be honored at our annual Awards Banquet on October 10, 2019.  Please click on the link below to fill out a nomination form, submission deadline is Friday, August 30th, details are on the form.


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The Department of Ohio Developmental Disabilities is having a campaign called #DSPLevelUp to encourage direct service providers with two years of experience to take 60 hours of additional training to earn up to $1 more per hour.  DODD is offering 130 hours of free online training so agency and independent DSPS can earn more with the new traininglongevity add-on.  See below for more information.

Good news! Providers can LEVEL UP with this new rate if they’ve been a direct service provider for two years and take this FREE training. Start here: http://bit.ly/2oMJF2h #DSPLevelUp Are you a DSP who has two years of experience on the job? Learn about #DSPLevelUp and how you can take online training to earn more money. http://bit.ly/2oMJF2h

The Board Launches Email Encryption Policy

The Erie County Board of D.D. has started to use email encryption when sending emails that contain sensitive information such as Protected Health Information (PHI). This policy will ensure that while an email is transmission it will be delivered to the recipient safely and securely. For information on how to open and respond to an email that was sent encrypted to you from a Board Employee please click on the PDF below:

Receiving secure messages from the Board.