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  1. Ohio AgrAbility working with University of Dayton Engineeering Students

    May 8, 2013

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  2. 2013 National AgrAbiltiy Training Workshop

    May 8, 2013

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  3. Ohio AgrAbility discusses opportunites with Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission

    May 8, 2013

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  4. Building Independence through Agriculture for People with Developmental Disabilities Workshop

    Feb 5, 2013

    Please come an join us at this one-day workshop!

    “People with intellectual and developmental disabilities face some of the largest hurdles to entering the workforce and as a result experience the highest unemployment rate.”
    (Butterworth et al., 2011)

    Purpose of the Workshop:
    To reveal how agriculture can be a viable work environment for individuals with developmental disabilities

  5. FREE Webinar- Adapting Greenhouses to Meet ADA Guidelines

    Jan 8, 2013

    The Ohio AgrAbility program is currently working with greenhouse owners to enhance their structures to be ADA friendly. The American Disabilities Act (ADA) was updated in September 2010. The OSU Ag Safety staff have used this information to help greenhouse employers abide by these guidelines. It is important that newly constructed greenhouses, if public places of accommodation, are not only accessible and abide by the laws of the ADA, but also provide a comfortable atmosphere for the users of the space.

  6. Ohio AgrAbility and Occupational Therapy: Bridging the Gap to serve Rural Residents - Veiwable Presentation

    Nov 5, 2012

    Ohio Occupational Therapy Association Conference

    Nov 2nd -3:30pm to 5:00pm presentation

    Ohio AgrAbility and Occupational Therapy: Bridging the Gap to Better Serve Rural Residents.

  7. Ohio AgrAbility working with University of Dayton

    Sep 24, 2012

    Ohio AgrAbility has started it's 7th consecutive semester working with University of Dayton's Innovative Engineering class.  The class will be broke into design teams and develop assistive technology specific to meeting the needs of AgrAbility clients.  This is a great opportunity for the students to put design concepts into real-life application. In the past, design projects consisted of ergonomic handles for tools, safety devices for individuals with a disability, and assistive technology to be used on farm equipment.

  8. Ohio AgrAbility at 2012 Farm Science Reveiw

    Sep 11, 2012

    An Ohio AgrAbility display will be setup in OSU Central with staff on hand to answer questions. AgrAbility is a program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture promoting independence for people in agriculture who want to continue to farm after experiencing a disabling condition. The program works with a wide array of conditions including brain or spinal cord injuries, back injury, amputations, visual or hearing impairments, heart disease, respiratory problems, repetitive motion injuries, diabetes, and arthritis.

  9. Ohio AgrAbility June 2012 Newsletter

    Jul 3, 2012

    Read about:
    Ohio AgrAbility working with Southeastern Ohio Center for Independant Living,
    AgrAbility Serving more Ohioans,
    Sodexo Grant Opens Communication for AgrAbility Partipant,
    Participant Profile – A Friend Helping a Friend

    Ohio AgrAbility Newsletter June 2012.pdf

  10. Welcome to our re-designed website!

    Jun 29, 2012

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