Disability Services




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Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Ohio Association of the Deaf (OAD)

  • Advocacy organization for people who are Deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind

Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)

Ohio Chapter of Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (OCRID)

  • Follow the link on the map for NW Ohio events & activities.

Blind/Low Vision

Sight Center of NW Ohio

  • 1002 Garden Lake Parkway, Toledo, OH 43614
  • Phone: (419) 720-3937 or 800-624-8378

American Council of the Blind of Ohio

Mental Illness

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Ohio Affiliate

  • Click on Bulletin Board Index for lists by county

  • "Education, advocacy, and support for persons with brain disorders (mental illness) and their families"

Brain Injury

Brain Injury Association of Ohio

  • Christine Veronie, Community Support Network Coordinator, NW OH
  • Phone: (419) 380-5110
  • Counties: Defiance, Fulton, Hancock, Henry, Lucas, Paulding, Williams, Wood


NW OH Area Office on Aging

  • Counties: Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Paulding, Sandusky, Williams, Wood

PSA3 Agency on Aging, Inc.

  • Counties: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam, Van Wert

Ohio Association of Area Agencies on Aging

  • (For a list of counties in addition to those named above)


Ohio Legal Rights Service (OLRS)

  • "[A]n independent state agency and the federally and state designated Protection and Advocacy system and Client Assistance Program for children and adults with disabilities in the State of Ohio"

The Ability Center of Greater Toledo (ACT)

Assistance/Service Dogs

Assistance Dogs of America, Inc.

Web Accessibility

Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST)

  • A non-profit organization that uses technology to expand opportunities for all people, including those with disabilities.

World Wide Web Consortium

  • Develops interoperable technologies (specifications, software, and tools) to lead the Web to its full potential as a forum for information, commerce, communication, and collective understanding.

General Disability Information

“All Ways Welcome”

Association on Higher Education and Disability

Children & Adults with Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

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