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Clark DD Night with the Dragons

Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 7 – 9 PM Fifth Third Field (Dayton, Ohio) 220 N Patterson Blvd, Dayton, Ohio 45402 The Dayton Dragons and Developmental Disabilities of Clark County have teamed up to benefit people with developmental disabilities. Tickets are now available for the Dragons game at Fifth Third Field on Saturday, July 13, at 7 p.m. against the Beloit Snappers. The Dayton Dragons will donate half of the $12 ticket price to the Clark DD Endowment fund at the Springfield Foundation. Order by clicking the link and printing and mailing in the order form. https://clarkdd.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/dragons.pdf by June 14 OR Order online at https://oss.ticketmaster.com/aps/dragons/EN/promotion/home by June 29 with code DDCC. Ticket holders will receive a ticket for a stadium seat at the game, a...

Meet Charlie!

Meet Charlie. She is just two years old and has a gross motor delay. At an early age she did not know how to walk, but with the help of her Developmental Specialist, Amy Allender, Charlie has learned how to walk and run. After her success with the walking a new problem arose and is still in the works currently. Charlie struggles to go up and down the stairs. She is able to stand on the first step of the stairs, but she freezes right afterwards. Amy brought the Early Intervention Therapist to check out the issue and she helped coach Charlie up the stairs. Amy predicts that Charlie will be able to maneuver up and down the stair within the next month. Watch her…

Strive Summer Camp

Strive Summer Camp was a program for children ages seven to fifteen run by Champaign Residential Services, Inc. and sponsored by Developmental Disabilities of Clark County. Camp staff is trained to meet the needs of campers, and provide six weeks of education, support and fun for up to fifteen campers each day. Each week the camp has a theme around which they do activities. Check out the video of the camp to learn more!

Meet Molly

Meet Molly. She is 15 months old and has a gross motor delay. Her Developmental Specialist, Whitney Rinehart, has been helping her learn how to walk for two months. Whitney works for Early Intervention which is a program for children with developmental delays and disabilities under the age of three.  She visits Molly every other week to provide coaching and tasks for her parents, Nik and Courtney, to get her up and walking. “Many kids would benefit from this program,” Courtney says. “And I don’t think people realize that.” Early Intervention provides services for all children of all levels of delays. She says, “It has helped Molly and it’s a really good program!” Molly is improving every day, and we even captured her first step…

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