Watch this incredible story of a local grocery store who opened their doors to an internship for a group of teens with Developmental Disabilities in Wyandot County. This is what it looks like when a community works together to create an inclusive world. Everyone benefits! 



The Wyandot County Board of DD provides support services, employment navigation and specialized support consultation. We partner with schools and other organizations to help individuals and their families get linked with supports for work, living and connecting with the community for all aspects of life. 




State Support Team services are provided to educators, agency personnel, and parents and families of children with disabilities in 13 Northwest Ohio Counties. State Support Team staff work within the following focus areas: school improvement, special education and IEP compliance, secondary transition, college and career readiness, early learning, and school readiness, and parent and family involvement.


The National Technical Assistant Center on Transition is a federally funded organization seeking to assist parents, schools, and community agents with evidence-based and promising practices helping to ensure students with disabilities, including those with significant disabilities, graduate prepared for success in postsecondary education and employment


Project LIFE is more than a typical transition-to-work program. This comprehensive program combines classroom and life skill education with authentic work experiences to prepare students with disabilities for a self-determined future.

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) provides counseling and guidance to individuals with disabilities who are seeking employment to jointly choose an employment goal based on strengths, resources, priorities, concerns, capabilities and interests.

Ohio Means Jobs is a site designed to help students, teachers, and families explore jobs, plan for job readiness training, access to information on funding for further education, and find employment.


The Lifespan Transitions Center is a website that works to equip communities to support the successful and unique transition of individuals with disabilities to ensure they can live their best lives for their whole lives. 



The Wyandot County Child Well-being Workgroup determines Wyandot County’s priority commitment to child well-being based on Ohio’s six commitments:

  • Expectant parents and newborns thrive
  • Infants and toddlers thrive
  • Children are ready for school
  • Children and youth succeed in school
  • Children and youth engage in healthy behaviors
  • Youth transition successfully into adulthood


The United Way is on a mission to help improve the community and can provide resources in the following domains:

  • Utilities assistance
  • Gambling help
  • Tobacco Related Programs
  • School Choice
  • Affordable Healthcare
  • Education, Recreation, and The Arts
  • Employment and Income Support
  • Family Support and Planning
  • Food, Clothing, and Household Items
  • Housing
  • Legal Services and Financial Management
  • Mental Health and Counseling
  • Substance Abuse and Addictions
  • Support Groups
  • Tax Help
  • Access to Emergency Shelter


We are a public full-service agency that includes financial assistance, child support, children’s services, adult protective services, and daycare assistance.


Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities


Wyandot County Family and Children First Council


Wyandot County Job and Family Services


Wyandot County Council for Birth Defects

[email protected]


Family Resource Network of Ohio


Ohio Employment First 

Agency Navigation Tool

Backwards Planning Tool

Evidence Based Practices and Predictors

Transition Assessment Team Planning Guide


Job Seekers Guide

22 tools that can be downloaded and used


Ohio Means Jobs (Job and Family Services)


Disability Benefits 101


Social Security Administration


Ohio Self Determination Association


Loop Ohio, Community of Practice


Community of Practice

National Website for Support

DODD representative

[email protected]


Life Course Tools 


PAC Group representative

(Family and Children First Council)

[email protected]


Parent 2 Parent group


Family 2 Family group


Ronald McDonald Family Resource Link

Red Treehouse  


Easter Seals


Seneca Autism Learning and Support Association (SALSA)


Mental Illness/Intellectual Disabilities

Coordinating Center of Excellence


Got Transition/Center for Health Care Transition Improvement

 1615 M Street NW, Suite 290

 Washington, DC 20036

 Phone: 202-223-1500

 Fax: 202-429-3957

[email protected]


Tiffin YMCA

Activities, Swim, Gymnastics

LEARN GROW THRIVE – Special Needs Night At The Y

Designed for youth ages 6 and older – these classes are made available at no cost to the public. Pre-registration is required and an adult must participate with their child.

 For more information contact Steve Crone at [email protected]


Ohio Coalition for the Education of Students with Disabilities

Ohio Coalition for Education of Children with Disabilities works with parents to help them obtain the assistance they need. If you need one-to-one assistance, call (740) 382-5452.