Highland County Board of DD

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Karen Adams Appointed to

The Ohio Assoc. of County Boards of Developmental Disabilities


The Highland County Board of DD is proud to announce the appointment of Karen Adams to the Ohio Association of County Boards of DD, joining their Board of Trustees beginning in 2018. The appointment to the statewide association is the first time the Highland County Board of DD has had a Board member serving in this capacity.

Ms. Adams has served on the Highland County DD Board since 2011.  She began serving as the President of the Board in 2017. Ms. Adams has a background in health care as a Respiratory Therapist and currently works as an administrator providing oversight in the medical field.

Ms. Adams interest in the field of developmental disabilities has been life-long, growing up with a family member who is a current service recipient of the HCBDD.

When asked about Ms. Adams appointment to the OACB as a Trustee, the HCBDD Superintendent, Deb Buccilla said, “I am excited that Karen will now have the ability to represent the small counties in the state. A smaller county’s perspective is unique, and the issues are not the same as in a larger urban county. Karen’s representation will not only help Highland County but also other counties similarly situated.”


Registration – NOW OPEN!

Don't miss the 2018 Transformation Summit, Friday, April 20 in Dublin, OH.
This single-day, highly interactive event is designed to help provider agencies assess, develop, and refine their current practices and offerings while moving forward with the systems change process. 

Participants will work directly with their peers from across the state as well as subject matter experts (SMEs) in order to continue the transformation of their agencies and increase community-based services.

What: 2018 Transformation Summit: Building Innovative Service Models
When: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm | Friday, April 20, 2018
Registration and breakfast: 9:00 - 10:00 am
Where: Embassy Suites – Dublin, OH
Cost: Free (includes continental breakfast and lunch)

Registration is now open for the 2018 Transformation Summit.


Total Integration is Our Goal

Highland County Board of DD of Hillsboro, OH aims to find the right support systems and therapies that enable those with developmental challenges the opportunity to obtain all they need and want in life. Our services enable them to fully engage in all spheres of community life!

Helping at All Stages of Life

We are entrusted with providing adaptation, integration, and therapy services for members of the developmentally disabled community and their families. It is our goal to ensure the best possible outcomes, by enabling families to provide their loved ones with quality therapy from first diagnosis to adulthood.

Highland County Board of DD

Integration and independence are both goals and mantras, driving us to find effective ways to support those in need of assistance while enabling them to live full and productive lives surrounded by friends and loved ones.

As the County Board of Developmental Disabilities, we take it upon ourselves to continuously seek out a bright future for all!