Share YOUR Story

You’ll find an easy-to-use web portal below where you can share YOUR story! That story may then be shared with key legislators to convey the very real and immediate human impact of this crisis. Simply click SHARE YOUR STORY below and follow the prompts in the online survey tool. There will be several survey questions, and you’ll have an opportunity to share your story.

Need some tips on how to structure your story? Visit this link for some writing prompts and tips.

Sign the Petition

Ohioans with disabilities cannot get the care and support they desperately need because of the unprecedented workforce shortage of skilled Direct Support Professionals caused by extremely low wages. Without critical support, people with developmental disabilities suffer!

Developmental disability providers are locked into reimbursement rates set by the State of Ohio. Only action by state officials can resolve this issue.

Please support the cause as we advocate for a solution to Ohio’s Developmental Disability Crisis!

Ohio Families in Crisis Sharing their Stories…